Gotarrendura

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Gotarrendura, Spain
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Ávila
Municipality Gotarrendura
Area
 • Total 10 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 174
 • Density 16.37/km2 (42.4/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Gotarrendura is a municipality located in the province of Ávila, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2011 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 173 inhabitants.

It is known as the birthplace of the famous St. Teresa of Ávila (1515–1582).

Architecture and culture[edit]

The main buildings are the San Miguel Church, the Santa Teresa´s dovecote and the López Berrón ethnographic museum.

Gotarrendura has won the International Award for Liveable Communities 2011 (Category A towns & cities popn up to 20,000) (award from the United Nations Environment Programme).

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Coordinates: 40°49′N 4°44′W / 40.817°N 4.733°W / 40.817; -4.733