Capillas

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Capillas
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
CountrySpain
Community Castile and León
ProvinceBandera de la provincia de Palencia.svg Palencia
ComarcaTierra de Campos
Government
 • MayorAscensión Curieses Alonso
(PSOE, since 2007)
Area
 • Total18.27 km2 (7.05 sq mi)
Elevation
753 m (2,470 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total77
 • Density4.2/km2 (11/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Capilludo, capilluda, capilludos, capilludas
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
WebsiteOfficial 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.[2] 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.[3] The municipality borders with Boada de Campos, Castil de Vela, Castromocho, Gatón de Campos (in the province of Valladolid), Meneses de Campos and Villarramiel.[4]

Demographics[edit]

1900[5] 1910[5] 1920[5] 1930[5] 1940[5] 1950[5] 1960[5] 1970[5] 1981[5] 1991[5] 2004 2013
513 465 386 365 389 375 354 181 162 143 102 86

Personalities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ Luis Frechilla García: GR 26 y GR 89. Los senderos de Tierra de Campos. Fundación Patrimonio Natural de Castilla León, 2008. ISBN 9788461214334
  3. ^ Google. "Capillas" (Map). Google Maps. Google.
  4. ^ 340275 (x a j h) Capillas on OpenStreetMap
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j (in Spanish) Source Archived 18 October 2014 at the Wayback Machine: INE

External links[edit]

Media related to Capillas at Wikimedia Commons