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
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCastile and León
ProvinceSalamanca
ComarcaComarca de Ciudad Rodrigo
SubcomarcaCampo del Yeltes
Government
 • MayorLuis Sánchez García (People's Party)
Area
 • Total16 km2 (6 sq mi)
Elevation814 m (2,671 ft)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • Total127
 • Density7.9/km2 (21/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+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. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.