Pedralba de la Pradería

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Pedralba de la Pradería, Spain
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Zamora
Municipality Pedralba de la Pradería
Area
 • Total 105 km2 (41 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 280
 • Density 2.7/km2 (7/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website ayuntamientodepedralbadelapraderia.es

Pedralba de la Pradería is a municipality located in the province of Zamora, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 280 inhabitants.

Description[edit]

Pedralba de la Pradería is located in the northwest of the Province of Zamora and belongs to the shire of Sanabria. Pedralba de la Praderia is rich in linguistic diversity, because three different Romance languages are spoken there: Spanish, Galician and Leonese. Spanish is spoken by all the inhabitants of the municipality, instead Galicia is only spoken in the village of Calabor and Leonese in the rest of villages. Both Galician and Leonese are spoken in their Sanabrian local varieties, so both look very similar and share a lot of vocabulary.

Villages[edit]

The municipality of Pedralba de la Pradería is formed by the following villages:

Coordinates: 42°02′N 6°42′W / 42.033°N 6.700°W / 42.033; -6.700