Torre del Bierzo

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Torre del Bierzo, Spain
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province León
Municipality Torre del Bierzo
Area
 • Total 119 km2 (46 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 2,736
 • 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 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 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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Coordinates: 42°35′41″N 6°19′33″W / 42.59472°N 6.32583°W / 42.59472; -6.32583