Benavides, León

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Benavides
Banavices
municipality
Coat of arms of Benavides
Coat of arms
Benavides is located in Spain
Benavides
Benavides
Coordinates: 42°32′5″N 5°56′19″W / 42.53472°N 5.93861°W / 42.53472; -5.93861
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province León
Municipality Benavides
Government
 • Mayor Ana Rosa Sopeña Ballina (PP)
Area
 • Total 74.07 km2 (28.60 sq mi)
Elevation 840 m (2,760 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,838
 • Density 38.32/km2 (99.2/sq mi)
Demonym(s) benavidense
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal Code 24280
Telephone prefix 987
Website http://www.aytobenavides.es/

Benavides (Spanish pronunciation: [benaˈβiðes]; also called Benavides de Órbigo, Leonese: Banavices) is a municipality in the province of León, Spain. It is part of the route of St. James. Coordinates: 42°30′N 5°54′W / 42.500°N 5.900°W / 42.500; -5.900