Espadaña

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Espadaña
Municipality
Location in Salamanca
Location in Salamanca
Espadaña is located in Spain
Espadaña
Espadaña
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 41°04′N 6°17′W / 41.067°N 6.283°W / 41.067; -6.283Coordinates: 41°04′N 6°17′W / 41.067°N 6.283°W / 41.067; -6.283
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Salamanca
Comarca Vitigudino
Subcomarca Tierra de Vitigudino
Area[1]
 • Total 39 km2 (15 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 779 m (2,556 ft)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 32
 • Density 0.82/km2 (2.1/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 37148

Espadaña is a sparsely populated village and municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. It is located 56 kilometres (35 mi) from the provincial capital city of Salamanca and has a population of 32 people. The name of the town originated in espadaña, a certain architectural element common in small churches throughout the Iberian Peninsula.

Geography[edit]

The municipality covers an area of 39 km2 (15 sq mi). It lies 779 metres (2,556 ft) above sea level and the post code is 37148.[citation needed]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Municipio:Espadaña". www.lasalina.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-10-29.
  2. ^ "Salamanca: Población por municipios y sexo". www.ine.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-10-29.