Lagartera

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Lagartera
Lagartera, Toledo 04.jpg
Lagartera is located in Castilla-La Mancha
Lagartera
Lagartera
Lagartera is located in Spain
Lagartera
Lagartera
Coordinates: 39°54′18″N 5°12′03″W / 39.90500°N 5.20083°W / 39.90500; -5.20083
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCastilla–La Mancha
ProvinceToledo
Area
 • Total81.02 km2 (31.28 sq mi)
Elevation
389 m (1,276 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total1,405
 • Density17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Lagartera is a municipality of Spain located in the province of Toledo, Castilla–La Mancha.[2] The municipality spans across a total area of 81.02 km2 and, as of 1 January 2020, it has a registered population of 1,354.[2]

History[edit]

Part of the Campo Arañuelo,[3] the settlement dates at least from the late 13th century.[4] The hamlet of Lagartera belonged to the lordship of Oropesa, which segregated from the land of Ávila in the late 13th century.[5] Lagartera was granted township on 21 January 1642.[6] The village of Lagartera is renowned for its centuries-old tradition of embroidery, needlework and lace-making.[7]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  2. ^ a b "Datos del Registro de Entidades Locales". Ministerio de Asuntos Económicos y Transformación Digital. Retrieved 5 August 2021.
  3. ^ Fernández González 1993, p. 9.
  4. ^ Luis López 2002, p. 33.
  5. ^ Luis López 2002, pp. 43–44.
  6. ^ Fernández González 1993, p. 10.
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-12-02. Retrieved 2009-08-14.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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