Espadaña

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For the architectural element, see Bell-gable.

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 from the provincial capital city of Salamanca and has a population of 49 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 39.45 km².

It lies 779 metres above sea level.

The post code is 37148.

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Coordinates: 41°04′N 6°17′W / 41.067°N 6.283°W / 41.067; -6.283