Arroyomolinos de León

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Arroyomolinos de León
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Arroyomolinos de León is located in Spain
Arroyomolinos de León
Arroyomolinos de León
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 38°01′N 6°25′W / 38.017°N 6.417°W / 38.017; -6.417Coordinates: 38°01′N 6°25′W / 38.017°N 6.417°W / 38.017; -6.417
MunicipalityHuelva
Government
 • MayorJuan Manuel Ginés Dorado
Area
 • Total87 km2 (34 sq mi)
 • Land87 km2 (34 sq mi)
 • Water0.00 km2 (0.00 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total965
 • Density11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Websitearroyomolinosdeleon.com

Arroyomolinos de León is a town and municipality located in the province of Huelva, Spain. According to the 2010 census, the city has a population of 1,046 inhabitants (533 men and 513 women).

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19991,174—    
20001,146−2.4%
20011,124−1.9%
20021,118−0.5%
20031,108−0.9%
20041,096−1.1%
20051,071−2.3%
20061,053−1.7%
20071,034−1.8%
20081,048+1.4%
20091,031−1.6%
20101,046+1.5%
Source: INE (Spain)

Significant events[edit]

As a result of an explosion equivalent to 190 kilotonnes of TNT that occurred over the town on December 8, 1932. Arroyomolinos de León made it into the List of meteor air bursts. A meteoroid, connected to the δ-Arietids meteor shower, exploded 15.7 km (9.8 mi) overhead. The authors of the conference paper making this claim provide no evidence that a meteor was seen by anyone outside the village. And the authors also provide no evidence that this proposed massive explosion was seen or heard by anyone in any of the nearby villages. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ Historical Records of δ-Arietids Superfireballs Over Spain by J.M.Madiedo and J. M. Trigo-Rodríguez 42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2011)

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