|Autonomous community||Castile and León|
|• Mayor||Adolfo Canedo Cascallana (Popular Party (PP))|
|• Total||32.66 km2 (12.61 sq mi)|
|Elevation||479 m (1,572 ft)|
|• Density||168.34/km2 (436.0/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Cacabelos (Spanish pronunciation: [kakaˈβelos]) is a village and municipality located in the region of El Bierzo (province of León, Castile and León, Spain). According to the 2010 census (INE), Cacabelos has a population of 5,498 inhabitants. It is well known for its wines.
During the Peninsular War, the village, and more especially, its bridge over the river Cua, was in the line of retreat taken by Sir John Moore's British army to A Coruña, and was the site of the Battle of Cacabelos (3 January 1809), a minor battle.
- Turell, Teresa. Multilingualism in Spain, page 113 At Google Books.
- Moore, Richard. "Plunket’s Shot: A reconstruction of a famous exploit in the history of the 95th Rifles" Retrieved 3 August 2013.
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