Herguijuela de la Sierra

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Herguijuela de la Sierra
Official seal of Herguijuela de la Sierra
Seal
Location in Salamanca
Location in Salamanca
Coordinates: 40°26′1″N 6°4′0″W / 40.43361°N 6.06667°W / 40.43361; -6.06667Coordinates: 40°26′1″N 6°4′0″W / 40.43361°N 6.06667°W / 40.43361; -6.06667
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCastile and León
ProvinceSalamanca
ComarcaSierra de Francia
Government
 • MayorRafael Rivero Sánchez
Area
 • Total32 km2 (12 sq mi)
Elevation648 m (2,126 ft)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • Total264
 • Density8.3/km2 (21/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37619

Herguijuela de la Sierra is a village and municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castilla y León. It is located 86 kilometres (53 mi) from the provincial capital city of Salamanca and has a population of 299 people. It is known, besides for its and other towns in the area's quaint old village air, for having a several-hundred-year-old beech tree nearby, one of two in all of western-central Spain.

Geography[edit]

The municipality covers an area of 32 square kilometres (12 sq mi). It lies 800 metres (2,600 ft) above sea level and the post code is 37619. The Sierra de Francia Park is situated in the municipality.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Municipio:Herguijuela de la Sierra". www.lasalina.es. Retrieved 2017-11-07.
  2. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.