Aldea del Obispo

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Aldea del Obispo
municipality
Skyline of Aldea del Obispo
Official seal of Aldea del Obispo
Seal
Location in Salamanca
Location in Salamanca
Aldea del Obispo is located in Spain
Aldea del Obispo
Aldea del Obispo
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 40°42′26″N 6°47′32″W / 40.70722°N 6.79222°W / 40.70722; -6.79222Coordinates: 40°42′26″N 6°47′32″W / 40.70722°N 6.79222°W / 40.70722; -6.79222
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Salamanca
Comarca Comarca de Ciudad Rodrigo
Subcomarca Campo de Argañán
Government
 • Mayor Rosa Baz (Spanish Socialist Workers' Party)
Area[1]
 • Total 42 km2 (16 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 692 m (2,270 ft)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 301
 • Density 7.2/km2 (19/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 37488

Aldea del Obispo is a village and municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon.

Economy[edit]

The local economy is dominated by agriculture primarily the growth of herbs.

Immigration[edit]

Aldea del Obispo generated much emigration to Latin America. Many families well known today in Brazil and other Latin American countries hail from Aldea del Obispo. Among well known descendant of family originally from Aldea del Obispo is The Baron Agasim-Pereira of Fulwood and Dirleton, whose partenal great-grandparents Hemeterio and Maria Martin y Martin immigrated to Brazil in 1901 from the village they trace their roots in the village to Juan Calderon and Ana Sanchez who lived in the area around 1660.

Castle of Real Fuerte de la Concepción, was a star fortress on the Spanish-Portuguese border.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Municipio:Aldea del Obispo". www.lasalina.es. Retrieved 2017-10-25. 
  2. ^ "Salamanca: Población por municipios y sexo". www.ine.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-10-25. 

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