El Palmar de Troya

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The cathedral of Palmar de Troya

El Palmar de Troya is a village dependent on the near town of Utrera in Andalusia in south-western Spain with a population of 2,423. It is particularly known for the cathedral of the Palmarian Catholic Church, a schismatic Catholic sect founded by Clemente Domínguez y Gómez in the 1970s as a result of alleged apparitions of the Virgin Mary on the site starting in the 1960s.

Coordinates: 37°03′47.81″N 5°48′22.75″W / 37.0632806°N 5.8063194°W / 37.0632806; -5.8063194