Alconaba

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Alconaba
Municipality
Alconaba is located in Spain
Alconaba
Alconaba
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 41°43′25″N 2°23′07″W / 41.72361°N 2.38528°W / 41.72361; -2.38528Coordinates: 41°43′25″N 2°23′07″W / 41.72361°N 2.38528°W / 41.72361; -2.38528
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Castile and León
Province Soria
Comarca Campo de Gomara
Government
 • Mayor Pedro Antonio Asensio Blázquez (PP)
Area
 • Total 52.29 km2 (20.19 sq mi)
Elevation 1,007 m (3,304 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 201
 • Density 3.8/km2 (10.0/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Alconaba is a municipality in the Province of Soria, Castilla y León, Spain. It belongs to the Comarca de Campo de Gómara.

In the Catholic hierarchy, Alconaba belongs to the Diocese of Osma-Soria, which is part of the Archdiocese of Burgos.

In addition to Alconaba proper, the municipality includes the villages of Cubo de Hogueras, Martialay and Ontalvilla de Valcorba.

Toponymy[edit]

The current name, like many placenames in Spain, is an adaptation of the original Arabic name: al-qunnaba, meaning "hemp".