Ladrillar

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Ladrillar, Spain
Official seal of Ladrillar, Spain
Seal
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityExtremadura
ProvinceCáceres
MunicipalityLadrillar
Government
 • AlcaldeInocencio San Nazario Iglesias
Area
 • Total53 km2 (20 sq mi)
Elevation
784 m (2,572 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total201
 • Density3.8/km2 (9.8/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Ladrillar, also known by its extremaduran name Lairillal, is a municipality located in Las Hurdes, province of Cáceres, Extremadura, Spain. According to the 2006 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 234 inhabitants.

Alquerías[edit]

The following alquerías (small settlements of a few houses) are within the municipal limits of Ladrillar (traditional variants of the name are in brackets):

History[edit]

According to old documents Ladrillar was formerly named "El Adrial". In former times the seat of the municipality was in the El Cabezo alquería and Ladrillar was part of the Nuñomoral area. People of Ladrillar are affectionately known to the locals of other nearby villages as "Veleguines", which means nervous, restless persons.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ Ladrillar - General information

Coordinates: 40°22′N 6°03′W / 40.367°N 6.050°W / 40.367; -6.050