Escalona

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Escalona
Municipality
Escalona del Alberche
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Flag of Escalona
Flag
Coat of arms of Escalona
Coat of arms
Escalona is located in Spain
Escalona
Escalona
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 40°10′15″N 4°24′19″W / 40.17083°N 4.40528°W / 40.17083; -4.40528
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Castile-La Mancha
Province Toledo
Comarca Torrijos
Judicial district Torrijos
Founded Ver texto
Government
 • Alcalde Álvaro Gutiérrez Prieto(2007)
Area
 • Total 73 km2 (28 sq mi)
Elevation 550 m (1,800 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 3,521
 • Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym Escaloneros
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 45910
Dialing code 925
Website Official website

Escalona is a municipality located in the north part of the province of Toledo, which in turn is part of the autonomous community of Castile-La Mancha, Spain. According to the 2006 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 3053 inhabitants, most of whom are settled in several housing estates such as Ribera del Alberche, Miragredos or Castillo de Escalona.

The town is settled alongside the right side of the river Alberche, in the comarca of Torrijos, which is a part of the historical region of New Castile.

The Mudéjar-style Castillo-Palacio de Escalona is the most characteristic building of the town, built in the 15th century.

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