Valencia de Don Juan

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Valencia de Don Juan / Coyanza
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province León
Municipality Valencia de Don Juan
Area
 • Total 58 km2 (22 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 4,165
 • Density 71.8/km2 (186/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Valencia de Don Juan (Spanish pronunciation: [baˈlenθja de don xwan]; Coyanza in Leonese language) is a municipality located in the province of León, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 4,165 inhabitants.

It's well known by its medieval castle.

Originally named Valencia de Campos, it was renamed after its 1st Lord and Duke, Infante John of Portugal.

Language[edit]

Coyanza City Council promotes Leonese language courses.

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Coordinates: 42°18′N 5°31′W / 42.300°N 5.517°W / 42.300; -5.517