Montilla

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Montilla
Municipality
View of Montilla
View of Montilla
Coat of arms of Montilla
Coat of arms
Montilla is located in Spain
Montilla
Montilla
Location in Spain
Montilla is located in Andalusia
Montilla
Montilla
Location in Andalusia
Coordinates: 37°35′12″N 4°38′19″W / 37.58667°N 4.63861°W / 37.58667; -4.63861
Country  Spain
Autonomous Community  Andalusia
Province Córdoba
Comarca Campiña Sur
Government
 • Mayor Federico Cabello de Alba Hernández (PP)
Area
 • Total 168.5 km2 (65.1 sq mi)
Elevation(AMSL) 371 m (1,217 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 23,836
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +2) (UTC+2)
Postal code 14550
Area code(s) +34 (Spain) + 957 (Córdoba)
Website Town Hall

Montilla a town and municipality of southern Spain, in the province of Córdoba, 32 miles south of the provincial capital, Córdoba, by the Córdoba-Bobadilla railway. As of 2003, the town had a population of 23,245. The olive oil of the district is abundant and good, and it is the peculiar flavour of the pale dry light wine of Montilla that gives its name to the sherry known as Amontillado. Montilla was the birthplace of "The Great Captain," Gonzalo or Gonsalvo of Córdoba (1453-1515), and contains the ruined castle of his father, Pedro Fernández de Córdoba.

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Coordinates: 37°35′N 4°38′W / 37.583°N 4.633°W / 37.583; -4.633