Puente Genil

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Puente Genil
Municipality
Coat of arms of Puente Genil
Coat of arms
Puente Genil is located in Spain
Puente Genil
Puente Genil
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 37°23′0″N 4°46′0″W / 37.38333°N 4.76667°W / 37.38333; -4.76667Coordinates: 37°23′0″N 4°46′0″W / 37.38333°N 4.76667°W / 37.38333; -4.76667
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Andalusia
Province Córdoba
Comarca Campiña Sur
Judicial district Puente Genil
Government
 • Alcalde Manuel Baena Cobos (IU)
Area
 • Total 171.05 km2 (66.04 sq mi)
Elevation 216 m (709 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 30,033
 • Density 180/km2 (450/sq mi)
Demonym Pontanés
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 14500
Official language(s) Spanish
Website Official website

Puente Genil is a village in the Spanish province of Córdoba, situated about 45 miles (70 km) from the city of Córdoba. It has a population of 30,033 (13,922 male, 14,217 female).

The name comes from the bridge over the river Genil. The village is an agricultural centre, also known for its Semana Santa-celebration, contracted in the local vernacular to "mananta".

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