Hinojosa de Duero

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Hinojosa de Duero
Municipality
Official seal of Hinojosa de Duero
Seal
Location in Salamanca
Location in Salamanca
Coordinates: 40°59′10″N 6°47′46″W / 40.98611°N 6.79611°W / 40.98611; -6.79611Coordinates: 40°59′10″N 6°47′46″W / 40.98611°N 6.79611°W / 40.98611; -6.79611
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Salamanca
Comarca El Abadengo
Government
 • Mayor José Francisco Bautista Méndez (PSOE)
Area[1]
 • Total 93 km2 (36 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 601 m (1,972 ft)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 699
 • Density 7.5/km2 (19/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 37230

Hinojosa de Duero is a village and large municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. It is located 105 kilometres (65 mi) from the provincial capital city of Salamanca and has a population of 699 people.[2]

Geography[edit]

The municipality covers an area of 93 km2 (36 sq mi). It lies 601 metres (1,972 ft) above sea level.[1]

Economy[edit]

The basis of the economy is agriculture. The village is also known for its local cheese ("queso de Hinojosa"), which is an aged cheese made with sheep milk, similar to Manchego.

Culture[edit]

The city celebrates the San Juan festival on 24 June.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Municipio:Hinojosa de Duero". www.lasalina.es. Retrieved 2017-11-04. 
  2. ^ a b "Salamanca: Población por municipios y sexo". www.ine.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-11-04.