El Torno

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El Torno, Spain
municipality
Skyline of El Torno, Spain
Flag of El Torno, Spain
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Official seal of El Torno, Spain
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Country Spain
Autonomous community Extremadura
Province Cáceres
Municipality El Torno
Area
 • Total 22 km2 (8 sq mi)
Elevation 769 m (2,523 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 24,034
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

El Torno is a municipality located in the province of Cáceres, Extremadura, Spain. According to the 2005 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 938 inhabitants.

El Torno is a small village at the west of Spain. It is a mountains village, and has a river named Jerte. The village is at 900 m altitude. The main monument is an old church. It is an agriculture village, and its main fruit is the cherry. It is rainy and has much forest. The more important holiday is San Lucas on October 18, and also the Carnival is very important.[citation needed]

Coordinates: 40°05′N 5°51′W / 40.083°N 5.850°W / 40.083; -5.850

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