Torralbilla

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Torralbilla, Spain
Country Spain
Autonomous community Aragon
Province Zaragoza
Municipality Torralbilla
Area
 • Total 25 km2 (10 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 71
 • Density 2.8/km2 (7/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Torralbilla is a municipality located in the province of Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 71.

History[edit]

In 1248, granted by Jaime I, it become a municipality autonomous from Daroca. Subsequently Torrralbilla was added to the Sesma de Langa, being part of Comunidad de Aldeas de Daroca, which depended directly on the king. This administrative regime lasted until the death of Fernando VII in 1833.

Heritage[edit]

The town center has the San Lorenzo Catholic Church as one of its most significant buildings. It's Baroque design dates from the 17th century. It has an octagonal tower, and a collection of altarpieces. One of the altarpieces stands out for its artistic quality and seniority, the altarpiece San Blas[disambiguation needed], from the 15th century is attributed to Juan de Bonilla.

Also interesting are the town hall and the two peirones dedicated to San Roque and San Ramon[disambiguation needed].

Environment[edit]

Trough Torralbilla cross the GR-90 path which along with an extensive network of trails over short distances, brings us to the nature of the region.

Nearby you can visit interesting natural spaces, such as the view of the Chapel of the Rosary, in Villarreal de Huerva. It is also highlighted the Anento´s Aguallueve, the Cambrian reservoir from Murero or Tower Campillo, in the municipality of Daroca, with four individual trees (a redwood, a pinsapo, a spruce and a cedar of Lebanon).

In the town are known as places of great beauty in the mountains Valdeyermo and La Dehesa, and also in the pine forest known as Las Hoyas, regular trips destination of locals and visitors.

Coordinates: 41°13′N 1°20′W / 41.217°N 1.333°W / 41.217; -1.333