Gradefes

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Gradefes, Spain
Gradefes, Spain is located in Spain
Gradefes, Spain
Gradefes, Spain
Coordinates: 42°37′29″N 5°13′38″W / 42.62472°N 5.22722°W / 42.62472; -5.22722
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province León
Municipality Gradefes
Government
 • Mayor Ana Isabel Ferreras Díez (PSOE)
Area
 • Total 205.86 km2 (79.48 sq mi)
Elevation 852 m (2,795 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,076
 • Density 5.2/km2 (14/sq mi)
Demonym(s) gradefense;
gradefeño, gradefeña
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal Code 24160
Telephone prefix 987
Website Ayto. de Gradefes

Gradefes (Spanish pronunciation: [ɡɾaˈðefes]) is a municipality located in the province of León, Castile and León, Spain. As of 2010, the municipality has a population of 1,076 inhabitants.

Sights include the female Cistercian monastery of Santa María la Real, founded in 1177, the church of San Miguel de Escalada, the parish church of the Assumption (12th century, in the hamlet of Villarmún), and the ruined monastery of San Pedro de Eslonza.