Brihuega

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Brihuega
City and Municipality
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Brihuega is located in Province of Guadalajara
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Brihuega is located in Castile-La Mancha
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Brihuega is located in Spain
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Coordinates: 40°45′38″N 2°52′09″W / 40.76056°N 2.86917°W / 40.76056; -2.86917Coordinates: 40°45′38″N 2°52′09″W / 40.76056°N 2.86917°W / 40.76056; -2.86917
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Castilla-La Mancha
Province Guadalajara
Comarca La Alcarria
Municipality Brihuega
Area
 • Total 296.41 km2 (114.44 sq mi)
Elevation 920 m (3,020 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 2,835
 • Density 20.7/km2 (54/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Climate Cfb

Brihuega is a municipality located in the province of Guadalajara, Spain. According to the 2007 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 2,835 inhabitants. This town was the scenario of violent battles during the Battle of Guadalajara in the Spanish Civil War.

Further reading[edit]

  • Altman, Ida. Transatlantic Ties in the Spanish Empire: Brihuega, Spain and Puebla, Mexico 1560-1620. Stanford: Stanford University Press 2000.
  • García López, Juan Catalina. El fuero de Brihuega. Madrid: Manuel G. Hernández 1887.
  • Niño Rodríguez, Antonio. Organización social y actividades productivas en una villa castellana del antiguo régimen: Brihuega. Guadalajara: caja de Ahorro Provincial de Guadalajara 1985.
  • Pérez Moreno, Camilo. Tradiciones religiosas en España: La Virgen de la Peña de Brihuega. Madrid: Asilo de Huérfanos de de S.C. de Jesús, 1884.
  • Rodríguez Gutiérrez, Miguel. Bosquejo histórico de Brihuega y sus pueblos. Madrid: T. Sánchez 1981.

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