Alanís

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Alanís, Spain
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Official seal of Alanís, Spain
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Alanís, Spain is located in Spain
Alanís, Spain
Alanís, Spain
Coordinates: 38°02′16.7″N 5°42′49″W / 38.037972°N 5.71361°W / 38.037972; -5.71361
Country Spain
Province Seville
Municipality Alanís
Area
 • Total 280.19 km2 (108.18 sq mi)
Elevation 660 m (2,170 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 1,858
 • Density 6.6/km2 (17/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 41380
Website Official website

Alanís is a municipality in Seville. In 2005 it had a population of 1,937. It has an area of 280 square kilometers and a population density of 6.9 people per square kilometer. It is located at an altitude of 660 meters and is 106 kilometers from Seville.

Demographics[edit]

The population has been steadily decreasing from 2,108 in 1996 to its current level.

Historical population of Alanís
Year 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1981 1991 2001 2011
Population 3622 3758 3834 4480 4924 4822 3945 2864 2278 2076 2030 1859

Monuments[edit]

Alanís has several monuments.

Religious monuments[edit]

  • Ermita de San Juan. (S XIV), mudejar. Recently restored.
  • Ermita Nuestra Señora de las Angustias. Gothic. Remade in the 18th century.
  • Ermita de Ntro Padre Jesus de Nazareno. From the 16th century. Can be visited from 10 AM to 10 PM.
  • Iglesia Parroquial Ntra Sra de las Nieves. Important Gothic altarpiece.
  • Ermita de San Miguel de la Breña.

Other monuments[edit]

  • Castillo de Alanís, of Arabic origin.