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 (2013)
 • Total 5,199
 • Density 88,87/km2 (23,020/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. In 2013 the municipality had a population of 5,199 (INE).

Valencia de Don Juan Castle.

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