Colmenar de Montemayor

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Colmenar de Montemayor
Location in Salamanca
Location in Salamanca
Colmenar de Montemayor is located in Spain
Colmenar de Montemayor
Colmenar de Montemayor
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 40°23′58″N 5°57′34″W / 40.39944°N 5.95944°W / 40.39944; -5.95944Coordinates: 40°23′58″N 5°57′34″W / 40.39944°N 5.95944°W / 40.39944; -5.95944
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCastile and León
ProvinceSalamanca
ComarcaSierra de Béjar
Government
 • MayorJaime Macia Viñals (People's Party)
Area
 • Total40 km2 (20 sq mi)
Elevation830 m (2,720 ft)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • Total182
 • Density4.6/km2 (12/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37711

Colmenar de Montemayor is a municipality in the province of Salamanca, in the autonomous community of Castile and Leon, Spain. Its post code is 37711.

Geography[edit]

It is located 100 kilometres (62 mi) from the provincial capital city of Salamanca, at 830 metres (2,720 ft) above sea level. The municipality covers an area of 40 km2 (15 sq mi).

History[edit]

It was founded by the king Alfonso IX of Leon in the 13th century.

Demographics[edit]

It has a population of 189 people (2015).

Monuments[edit]

  • Church of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción.
  • House of the nobleman.
  • House of the Chantre.
  • Hermitage of Nuestra Señora de la Consolación.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Municipio:Colmenar de Montemayor". www.lasalina.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-11-01.
  2. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.