Macotera

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Village of Macotera
Escudo de Macotera.svg
Region Castilla y León
Province Salamanca
Autonomous community Castilla y León
Postal code 37310
Coordinates
 - Latitude:
 - Longitude

40°58' N
5º18' W
Altitude 892 m
Surface 32'93 km²
Distances 10 km to Peñaranda de Bracamonte
50 km to Salamanca
179 km to Valladolid
177 km to Madrid
Population
 - Total (2003)
 - Density

1,589 inhab. (census of 2003)
48 hab./km²
Demonym Macoterano
Rivers River Margañán
Mayor Isabel Jiménez García (Partido Popular)

Macotera is a village and municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. It is located 50 kilometres from the capital city of Salamanca. Vista de Macotera desde el Cerro, de día.jpg

Local Festivities[edit]

Are in honour of the San Roque (16 August) and the Virgen de la Encina (8 September). Patrones de Macotera poco después de su salida del templo parroquial.JPG Encierro a caballo Macotera.JPG Tradicional encierro, 17.08.2006.JPG Rezo de la salve a la Virgen de la Encina (8-9-06).Macotera.JPG

Other festivities, monuments and other photographs[edit]

1st. An old Window

2nd. Monument in honor to Sagrado Corazón de Jesús (El Cerro)

3rd. A small vat in a warehouse

4th. Holy week

5th. The Church (Nuestra Señora del Castillo 15th-16th Century)

6th. Santo Cristo de las Batallas (17th-18th Century)

Rejería de una ventana c. Cristo, 9 Macotera.JPG Cerro, imagenes de los Sagrados Corazones de Jesús y María, Macotera.JPG Cubeto en una bodega. c.Cristo,9 Macotera.JPG Nazareno, Macotera.JPG Iglesia Parroquial Ntra Sra del Castillo, Macotera.JPG Sto. Cristo de las Batallas, Macotera.JPG

See also[edit]

List of municipalities in Salamanca

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°50′N 5°17′W / 40.833°N 5.283°W / 40.833; -5.283