Cimanes de la Vega

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Cimanes de la Vega, Spain
Municipality
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Cimanes de la Vega, Spain is located in Spain
Cimanes de la Vega, Spain
Cimanes de la Vega, Spain
Coordinates: 42°07′02″N 5°35′58″W / 42.11722°N 5.59944°W / 42.11722; -5.59944
Country Spain
Community Castile and León
Province León
Municipality Cimanes de la Vega
Government
 • Mayor Dionisio Zamora Ramos (PSOE)
Area
 • Total 26.04 km2 (10.05 sq mi)
Elevation 720 m (2,360 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 569
 • Density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Demonym cimanés, cimanesa
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal Code 24239
Telephone prefix 987
Website Ayto. de Cimanes de la Vega
Virgen de la Vega

Cimanes de la Vega (Spanish pronunciation: [θiˈmanez ðe la ˈβeɣa]) is the most southerly municipality in the province of León, northern Spain. Located along the N-620 highway (León - Benavente), it is close to the Esla River.

It has around 570 inhabitants, grouped in three villages: Cimanes de la Vega, Bariones de la Vega and Lordemanos de la Vega. Agriculture is the main activity. Irrigation is important as the land is dry. The main crops are beet (Beta vulgaris), maize (Zea mays) and cattle fodder.

Sights include the "Virgen de la Vega", an 11th-century hermitage.

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