Hellín

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Hellín
Municipality
Church of the Asunción
Flag of Hellín
Flag
Coat of arms of Hellín
Coat of arms
Hellín is located in Spain
Hellín
Hellín
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 38°31′0″N 1°41′00″W / 38.51667°N 1.68333°W / 38.51667; -1.68333
Country Spain
Community Castile-La Mancha
ProvinceAlbacete
ComarcaCampos de Hellín
Government
 • MayorManuel Mínguez (PP)
Area
 • Total781.19 km2 (301.62 sq mi)
Elevation555 m (1,821 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total31.262
 • Density0.040/km2 (0.10/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Hellineros or Ilunenses
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code02400
WebsiteOfficial website

Hellín is a town and municipality located in the south of the province of Albacete, in Castile-La Mancha, Spain. As of 2012, it has a population of 31,262.

Main celebrations, such as the processions and the traditional tamborada (drumming), declared of international tourist interest, occur during the Holy Week (in Spanish, Semana Santa).

There is a Contestani archaeological site at Tolmo de Minateda hill near Hellín.[1]

Main sights[edit]

Notable people[edit]

Twinned cities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Abad Casal L, Gutiérrez Lloret S, Sanz Gamo R. El Tolmo de Minateda. Una historia de tres mil quinientos años. Junta de Comunidades de Castilla La Mancha, Toledo, 1999

External links[edit]

  • Wikisource "Hellín". Encyclopædia Britannica. 13 (11th ed.). 1911.
  • Official website
  • Web oficial de Turismo de Hellín