El Barco de Ávila

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El Barco de Ávila, Spain
Castle of El Barco de Ávila, built in the 12th century.
Castle of El Barco de Ávila, built in the 12th century.
Flag of El Barco de Ávila, Spain
Flag
Official seal of El Barco de Ávila, Spain
Seal
Coordinates: 40°21′35″N 5°31′25″W / 40.35972°N 5.52361°W / 40.35972; -5.52361
Country Spain Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Ávila
Comarca El Barco de Ávila - Piedrahíta
Government
 • Mayor Agustín González González
Area
 • Total 12 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation 1,009 m (3,310 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,771
 • Density 230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Demonym Barcenses
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website Official website

El Barco de Ávila is a municipality located in the province of Ávila, Castile and León, Spain.

Main sights[edit]

  • Castle (12th century, rebuilt in the 14th century)
  • Casa del Reloj
  • Romanesque bridge
  • Hermitage of Santísimo Cristo del Caño
  • Hermitage of San Pedro de El Barco
  • 12th century walls