Capillas

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Capillas
Municipality
Church of St. Augustinus
Church of St. Augustinus
Capillas is located in Castile and León
Capillas
Capillas
Location in Castile and León
Coordinates: 42°0′48″N 4°53′27″W / 42.01333°N 4.89083°W / 42.01333; -4.89083Coordinates: 42°0′48″N 4°53′27″W / 42.01333°N 4.89083°W / 42.01333; -4.89083
Country Spain
Community  Castile and León
Province Bandera de la provincia de Palencia.svg Palencia
Comarca Tierra de Campos
Government
 • Mayor Ascensión Curieses Alonso
(PSOE, since 2007)
Area
 • Total 18.27 km2 (7.05 sq mi)
Elevation 753 m (2,470 ft)
Population (2013)
 • Total 86
 • Density 4.7/km2 (12/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Capilludo, capilluda, capilludos, capilludas
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website Official website

Capillas is a Spanish municipality located in the province of Palencia, Castile and León. As of 2013 its population was of 86.

History[edit]

The town was first mentioned in 916 as Fonte de Capela, one of the first settlements of the region.[1] Its name, in Spanish, means "chapels".

Geography[edit]

Capillas, part of the comarca of Tierra de Campos, is 30 km far from Palencia and 52 from Valladolid.[2] The municipality borders with Boada de Campos, Castil de Vela, Castromocho, Gatón de Campos (in the province of Valladolid), Meneses de Campos and Villarramiel.[3]

Demographics[edit]

1900[4] 1910[4] 1920[4] 1930[4] 1940[4] 1950[4] 1960[4] 1970[4] 1981[4] 1991[4] 2004 2013
513 465 386 365 389 375 354 181 162 143 102 86

Personalities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Luis Frechilla García: GR 26 y GR 89. Los senderos de Tierra de Campos. Fundación Patrimonio Natural de Castilla León, 2008. ISBN 9788461214334
  2. ^ Google. "Capillas" (Map). Google Maps. Google. 
  3. ^ 340275 (x a j h) Capillas on OpenStreetMap
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j (Spanish) Source: INE

External links[edit]

Media related to Capillas at Wikimedia Commons