El Viso

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El Viso, Spain
village
Flag of El Viso, Spain
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Official seal of El Viso, Spain
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Country Spain
Province Córdoba
Municipality El Viso
Area
 • Total 254 km2 (98 sq mi)
Elevation 577 m (1,893 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 2,849
 • Density 11.2/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website www.ayto-elviso.com

El Viso is a village located in the province of Córdoba, Spain. According to the 2006 census (INE), the village has a population of 2,849 inhabitants. It is next to Belalcázar, Hinojosa del Duque, Villaralto, Dos Torres and Santa Eufemia and also next to Ciudad Real, Badajoz and Cabeza del Buey.

History[edit]

EL Viso became part of the "Condado de Santa Eufemia" in the 15th century. It became one of the most important village of this "condado" when the feudal system broke down in the 19th century.

Dempography[edit]

There has been a rural exodus shown by the population changes between 1996 (3,208 people) and 2013 (2,723 people).

Festivities[edit]

THe most important event in El Viso is the fun fair in honor to Santa Ana, the patrone of the village. It takes place on 26 July every year, when all the "viseño" (people from El Viso) go to the church behind the village and celebrate a Mass for the patrone at 6:00 in the morning.

External links[edit]

  • El Viso - Sistema de Información Multiterritorial de Andalucía

Coordinates: 38°29′N 4°57′W / 38.483°N 4.950°W / 38.483; -4.950