Palacios de la Sierra

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Palacios de la Sierra
Municipality and town
View of Palacios de la Sierra, 2009
View of Palacios de la Sierra, 2009
Flag of Palacios de la Sierra
Flag
Official seal of Palacios de la Sierra
Seal
Location in Spain
Location in Spain
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León Castile and León
Province Flag of Burgos Burgos
Comarca Sierra de la Demanda
Area
 • Total 70.40 km2 (27.18 sq mi)
Elevation 1,068 m (3,504 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 791
 • Density 11.24/km2 (29.1/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 09680
Website http://www.palaciosdelasierra.es/

Palacios de la Sierra is a small town and municipality in the Spanish province of Burgos. The local economy is primarily based on agriculture and logging.

Historical and architectural points of interest include the 16th-century church of Santa Eulalia, the Hermitage of Nuestra Señora del Arroyal (17th century), the necropolis of El Castillo (6th and 7th centuries), the necropolis of Nava (14th century), the necropolis of Bañuelos (14th century?), as well as several medieval bridges.

Town Holidays: Santiago, Santa Ana y la Virgen del Arroyal (July 25, 26, and 27), Santa Eulalia (December 10).

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Coordinates: 41°58′N 3°08′W / 41.967°N 3.133°W / 41.967; -3.133