Hellín

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Hellín
Municipality
Church of the Asunción.
Church of the Asunción.
Flag of Hellín
Flag
Coat of arms of Hellín
Coat of arms
Hellín is located in Spain
Hellín
Hellín
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 38°31′0″N 1°41′00″W / 38.51667°N 1.68333°W / 38.51667; -1.68333
Country  Spain
Community  Castile-La Mancha
Province Albacete
Comarca Campos de Hellín
Government
 • Mayor Manuel Mínguez (PP)
Area
 • Total 781.19 km2 (301.62 sq mi)
Elevation 555 m (1,821 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 31,262
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Demonym Hellineros or Ilunenses
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 02400
Website Official website

Hellín is a town and municipality located in the south of the province of Albacete, in Castile-La Mancha, Spain. As of 2012, it has a population of 31,262.

Main celebrations, such as the processions and the traditional tamborada (drumming), declared of international touristic interest, occur during the Holy Week (in Spanish, Semana Santa).

There is a Contestani archaeological site at Tolmo de Minateda hill near Hellín.[1]

Twined cities[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Abad Casal L, Gutiérrez Lloret S, Sanz Gamo R. El Tolmo de Minateda. Una historia de tres mil quinientos años. Junta de Comunidades de Castilla La Mancha, Toledo, 1999

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