Casasimarro

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Casasimarro is a municipality in the Province of Cuenca, in the autonomous community of Castile-La Mancha, Spain.

The area has an elevation of 750 metres (2,460 ft) and a continental climate, 40 °C (104 °F) in summer and −10 °C (14 °F) in winter. As of 2003, the municipality had a population of just over 3,000.

The local economy is based on agriculture and cattle raising, with the main produce being mushrooms, cereals, wine and olive oil. Industries include guitar- and carpet-making.

Casasimarro is a relatively new municipality. The oldest document that acknowledges it, is Felipe II´s "Relación Topográfica" in 1598. This document states the foundation of a village of the "House of the Simarros" ("Casa de los Simarro") in 1470.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Breve Historia de Casasimarro". Ayuntamiento de Casasimarro. Retrieved April 18, 2013. 

Coordinates: 39°22′N 2°02′W / 39.367°N 2.033°W / 39.367; -2.033