Daimiel

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Daimiel
Municipality
Flag of Daimiel
Flag
Coat of arms of Daimiel
Coat of arms
Daimiel is located in Spain
Daimiel
Daimiel
Location in Spain
Daimiel is located in Castile-La Mancha
Daimiel
Daimiel
Location in Castile-La Mancha
Coordinates: 39°4′20″N 3°36′52″W / 39.07222°N 3.61444°W / 39.07222; -3.61444
Country  Spain
Autonomous Community  Castile-La Mancha
Province Ciudad Real
Comarca Campo de Calatrava
Government
 • Mayor Leopoldo Jerónimo Sierra Gallardo (PP)
Area
 • Total 438 km2 (169 sq mi)
Elevation(AMSL) 627 m (2,057 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 18,698
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +2) (UTC+2)
Postal code 13250
Area code(s) +34 (Spain) + 926 (Ciudad Real)
Website www.daimiel.es

Daimiel is a municipality in Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha, Spain. It has a population of 17,342. The Tablas de Daimiel National Park, a well-known natural reserve, lies partly within the boundaries of the town.

Spanish Civil War[edit]

The "Martyrs of Daimiel" were killed here in 1936 during the Spanish Civil War.[citation needed]

Coordinates: 39°05′N 3°37′W / 39.083°N 3.617°W / 39.083; -3.617