Las Torres de Cotillas

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Las Torres de Cotillas
Municipality
Coat of arms of Las Torres de Cotillas
Coat of arms
Las Torres de Cotillas is located in Spain
Las Torres de Cotillas
Las Torres de Cotillas
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 38°1′35″N 1°14′37″W / 38.02639°N 1.24361°W / 38.02639; -1.24361
Country  Spain
Autonomous community Region of Murcia
Province Murcia
Comarca Vega Media del Segura
Judicial district Molina de Segura
Government
 • Mayor Domingo Coronado (PP)
Area
 • Total 38 km2 (15 sq mi)
Elevation 82 m (269 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 21,062
 • Density 550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Demonym Torreños
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 30565
Website Official website

Las Torres de Cotillas is a Spanish municipality in the autonomous community of Murcia.

A Roman villa existed here in the 2nd century BC. Despite the presence of two Moorish settlements in the Middle Ages, the modern town was founded in 1318.

West of Torres de Cotillas at 38°1'35"N 1°15'15"W there is a 186 metres tall guyed radio mast used for mediumwave broadcasting on 855 kHz with 100 kW.