Campillos

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Campillos
Flag of Campillos
Flag
Official seal of Campillos
Seal
Campillos is located in Andalusia
Campillos
Campillos
Location in Andalusia
Campillos is located in Spain
Campillos
Campillos
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 37°03′N 4°51′W / 37.050°N 4.850°W / 37.050; -4.850
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Andalusia
Province Province of Málaga
Comarca Antequera
Government
 • PSOE Jesús Galeote Albarrán
Area
 • Total 188 km2 (73 sq mi)
Elevation 461 m (1,512 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 8,707
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym Campillero
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 29320
Website http://www.campillos.es

Campillos is a municipality and town in the province of Málaga, part of the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. It is located northwest of the province in the comarca of Guadalteba and within the judicial district of Antequera. The municipality is situated approximately 30 kilometers from Antequera and 70 from the provincial capital. It covers an area of 188 km2 extending from grain fields and olive groves and includes several lakes inhabited by flamingos and storks.

It has a population of approximately 8,000 residents. The parish church Our Lady of Repose, Iglesia Parroquial Nuestra Señora del Reposo, near the plaza is a major attraction.[1] The natives are called Campilleros.

Campillos was founded in 1492.

Geography[edit]

Campillos is part of the comarca of Guadalteba, together with the municipalities of Almargen, Ardales, Cañete La Real, Carratraca, Cuevas del Becerro, Sierra de Yeguas and Teba.

It is a part of the municipality that belonged to the old municipality of Peñarrubia, which disappeared in the seventies due to the construction of the reservoir of Guadalteba.

Flora and fauna[edit]

Most of the land is covered by olive groves and cereal fields on its flat side and the mountains are dominated by scrub and woodland.

Shops[edit]

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Coordinates: 37°03′N 4°51′W / 37.050°N 4.850°W / 37.050; -4.850