Arenas de San Pedro

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Arenas de San Pedro
CastlSan Pedro
Detail of the Palace of 'La Mosquera'
General view of Arenas de San Pedro
San Pedro de Alcántara Monastery
Façade of "Mercado de Abastos"
Arenas de San Pedro Reservoir
Flag of Arenas de San Pedro
Flag
Coat of arms of Arenas de San Pedro
Coat of arms
Arenas de San Pedro is located in Spain
Arenas de San Pedro
Arenas de San Pedro
Coordinates: 40°12′32″N 5°5′28″W / 40.20889°N 5.09111°W / 40.20889; -5.09111Coordinates: 40°12′32″N 5°5′28″W / 40.20889°N 5.09111°W / 40.20889; -5.09111
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCastile and León
ProvinceÁvila
MunicipalityArenas de San Pedro
Area
 • Total194.85 km2 (75.23 sq mi)
Elevation
510 m (1,670 ft)
Population
(2006)
 • Total6,682
 • Density34.4/km2 (89/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Arenas de San Pedro is a municipality located in the province of Ávila, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2006 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 6,682 inhabitants. Its seal depicts a large castle located in the town. The seal says "Siempre incendiada y siempre fiel", meaning "always on fire and always faithful" . This is because the town has been burned down and pillaged many times in its history.

Arenas de San Pedro Castle, built in the Middle Ages.