Cubillos del Sil

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Cubillos del Sil
village and municipality
Cubillos del Sil is located in Spain
Cubillos del Sil
Cubillos del Sil
Coordinates: 42°37′25″N 6°33′49″W / 42.62361°N 6.56361°W / 42.62361; -6.56361
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province León

El Bierzo

subdivision_type4 = Municipality
 • Mayor José Luis Ramón Corral (PSOE)
 • Total 53.41 km2 (20.62 sq mi)
Elevation 577 m (1,893 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,771
 • Density 33/km2 (86/sq mi)
Demonym(s) cubillense
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal Code 24492
Telephone prefix 987
Climate Csb
Website Ayto. de Cubillos del Sil

Cubillos del Sil (Spanish pronunciation: [kuˈβiʎoz ðel sil]) is a village and municipality located in the region of El Bierzo (province of León, Castile and León, Spain) . It is located near to Ponferrada, the capital of the region El Bierzo. Cubillos del Sil has about 1,771 inhabitants.

Its economy was traditionally based on agriculture, wine and coal mining. Nowadays, most of the inhabitants work on the surrounding area on activities such as electricity generation manufacturing in ENDESA(Compostilla II Power Station).

Cubillos del Sil also a large reservoir in its vicinity, the Barcena reservoir, to which many tourists visit during the summer.

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Coordinates: 42°37′N 6°34′W / 42.617°N 6.567°W / 42.617; -6.567