Villanueva de la Fuente

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Villanueva de la Fuente
Municipality
Villanueva de la Fuente is located in Spain
Villanueva de la Fuente
Villanueva de la Fuente
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 38°42′N 2°42′W / 38.700°N 2.700°W / 38.700; -2.700
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Castile-La Mancha
Province Ciudad Real
Comarca Campo de Montiel
Commonwealth Manserja
Government
 • Mayor Francisco Morales González
Area
 • Total 129.10 km2 (49.85 sq mi)
Elevation 1,005 m (3,297 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 2,512
 • Density 19/km2 (50/sq mi)
Demonym Villanoveros
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13330

Villanueva de la Fuente is a small village located in the Province of Ciudad Real, in the region of Castile-La Mancha, Spain.

In the past it was a Roman village called Mentesa which was a typical crossroads in the Roman period. Prominent festivals take place in May during La Romeria de Mayo, and the 31 of August which is the beginning of the Festival of the people.

Tourist sights include the mountains of Alcaraz and the river of Villanueva. La Ermita de los Desamparados is a pilgrimage place.