Torre del Bierzo
|Torre del Bierzo, Spain|
|Autonomous community||Castile and León|
|Municipality||Torre del Bierzo|
|• Total||119 km2 (46 sq mi)|
|• Density||23.0/km2 (60/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Torre del Bierzo is a village and municipality located in the region of El Bierzo (province of León, Castile and León, Spain). According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 2,736 inhabitants.
In 1944 it was the was the site of a train disaster in which it is believed over 500 people died when three trains collided in a tunnel.
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