Coca, Segovia

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Coca is a municipality in the province of Segovia, central Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile and Leon. It is located 50 kilometres northwest of the provincial capital city of Segovia, and 60 kilometres from Valladolid. Castillo de Coca, a 15th-century Mudéjar-style castle is located in the town. It was also the birthplace of Roman Emperor Theodosius I in 347CE. The town had a population of 2,131 in 2009.

Economy[edit]

The town is surrounded by pine forests which contribute to the economy of the town and the region.

Southern view of Coca Castle.
The 15th century Coca Castle at night.

Coordinates: 41°13′00″N 4°31′00″W / 41.2167°N 4.5167°W / 41.2167; -4.5167