Fuentes de Oñoro

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Fuentes de Oñoro is a village and municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. It is located 124 kilometres from the provincial capital city of Salamanca, and has a population of 1436 people. It was the site of a significant battle in 1811, during the Peninsular War.

It is a border town, and is directly connected to the most important Portuguese terrestrial border of Vilar Formoso.

Geography[edit]

The municipality covers an area of 57.19 km².

It lies 725 metres above sea level.

The post code is 37480.

See also[edit]

List of municipalities in Salamanca

Coordinates: 40°35′N 6°49′W / 40.583°N 6.817°W / 40.583; -6.817