Dios le Guarde

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Dios le Guarde
municipality
Location in Salamanca
Location in Salamanca
Dios le Guarde is located in Spain
Dios le Guarde
Dios le Guarde
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 40°38′33″N 6°18′52″W / 40.64250°N 6.31444°W / 40.64250; -6.31444Coordinates: 40°38′33″N 6°18′52″W / 40.64250°N 6.31444°W / 40.64250; -6.31444
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Salamanca
Comarca Comarca de Ciudad Rodrigo
Subcomarca Campo del Yeltes
Government
 • Mayor Luis Sánchez García (People's Party)
Area[1]
 • Total 16 km2 (6 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 814 m (2,671 ft)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 139
 • Density 8.7/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 37478

Dios le Guarde is a village and municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. It is located 72 kilometres (45 mi) from the provincial capital city of Salamanca and as of 2016 has a population of 139 people.

Name[edit]

The name came from Old Spanish meaning "God's Guard".

Geography[edit]

The municipality covers an area of 16 km2 (6.2 sq mi). It lies 817 metres (2,680 ft) above sea level and the post code is 37478.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Municipio:Dios le Guarde". www.lasalina.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-11-02.
  2. ^ "Salamanca: Población por municipios y s exo". www.ine.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-11-02.