Ledesma, Castile and León

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Ledesma
Municipality
Skyline of Ledesma
Flag of Ledesma
Flag
Official seal of Ledesma
Seal
Location in Salamanca
Location in Salamanca
Ledesma is located in Spain
Ledesma
Ledesma
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 41°05′15″N 6°00′00″W / 41.08750°N 6.00000°W / 41.08750; -6.00000Coordinates: 41°05′15″N 6°00′00″W / 41.08750°N 6.00000°W / 41.08750; -6.00000
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Salamanca
Comarca Tierra de Ledesma
Government
 • Mayor José Prieto (People's Party)
Area[1]
 • Total 141.22 km2 (54.53 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 780 m (2,560 ft)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 1,767
 • Density 13/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 37100

Ledesma (Spanish pronunciation: [leˈðezma]) is a town in the province of Salamanca (Spain). According to the 2016 census[2] there are 1,767 inhabitants. The municipality of Ledesma includes rural land and covers a total of 141.22 km2 (54.53 sq mi). Its altitude is 730 metres (2,400 ft) above sea level. Its Spanish postal code is 37100.

Medieval bridge, Ledesma with the walled town in the background

In ancient Roman times, the town was called Bletisa. It is possible that the Bletonesii lived in this area.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Municipio:Ledesma". www.lasalina.es. Retrieved 2017-10-25.
  2. ^ a b "Salamanca: Población por municipios y sexo". www.ine.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-10-25.