Belorado

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Belorado
Municipality and town
View of Belorado, 2012
View of Belorado, 2012
Flag of Belorado
Flag
Official seal of Belorado
Seal
Motto: Tiene Tirón ("Has Tirón")
Municipal location of Belorado in Burgos province
Municipal location of Belorado in Burgos province
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León Castile and León
Province Flag of Burgos Burgos
Comarca Montes de Oca
Government
 • Mayor Luis Jorge del Barco López (PP)
Area
 • Total 130 km2 (50 sq mi)
Elevation 772 m (2,533 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 2,082
 • Density 16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 09250
Website http://www.belorado.org/

Belorado is a village and municipality in Spain, belonging to the Province of Burgos, in the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. It has a population of approximately 2,100 inhabitants. It is also known for being a city in the Way of Saint James.

The municipality of Belorado is made up of six towns: Belorado (seat or capital), Avellanosa de Rioja, Eterna, Puras de Villafranca, Quintanaloranco, Loranquillo and San Miguel de Pedroso.

Belorado is known for the annual Feria Alfonsina festival.[1] The village also attracts hikers along the Camino de Santiago trail from Najera.[2]

In the town is the Church of Santa Maria.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Spain and Portugal’s cities go all out to celebrate their patron saints". The Associated Press, April 16, 2015, By Giovanna Dell’Orto
  2. ^ "Camino walk inspires local trekkers". The Westerner, Lee Oliver August 28, 2015
  3. ^ Stuart Butler (2010). Hiking in Spain. Lonely Planet. pp. 316–. ISBN 978-1-74104-470-6. 

External links[edit]

Ethnologic museum in San Miguel de Pedroso, Belorado municipality


Coordinates: 42°25′N 3°11′W / 42.417°N 3.183°W / 42.417; -3.183