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
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCastile and León
ProvinceLeón
MunicipalityGradefes
Government
 • MayorAna Isabel Ferreras Díez (PSOE)
Area
 • Total205.86 km2 (79.48 sq mi)
Elevation
852 m (2,795 ft)
Population
(2010)
 • Total1,076
 • Density5.2/km2 (14/sq mi)
Demonym(s)gradefense;
gradefeño, gradefeña
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal Code
24160
Telephone prefix987
WebsiteAyto. 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.