Letur

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Letur
Official seal of
Seal
Letur.png
Country  ESP
Autonomous community Castile-La Mancha
Province Albacete
Mancomunidad Sierra del Segura
Government
 • Mayor Carmen Álvarez López (PP)
Area
 • Total 263.56 km2 (101.76 sq mi)
Elevation 720 m (2,360 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 1,285
Postal code 02434
Area code(s) 967

Letur is a municipality in the province of Albacete, in the autonomous community of Castile-La Mancha, Spain. To the south it borders the Murcia Region (Moratalla Township). It has a population of 1,285, according to INE.

Districts[edit]

The municipality of Letur is made up of the following districts:

Feasts[edit]

Holy Week[edit]

  • Holy Thursday - Procession of Our Father Jesus of Nazareth and Holy Mary of Sorrows.
Holy Mary of Sorrows
  • Holy Friday in the afternoon - The "Funeral" procession.
  • Holy Friday in the night - The "Silence" procession.
  • Holy Friday at 6:00 am - Our Lord leaves from the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption of Letur and walks through the streets of the old town, afterwards Our Lady leaves, to cross the path of our Lord in the Plaza Mayor, where the "encounter" takes place.
Letur's Resurrection Sunday's "Las Cortesias" Procession
  • Resurrection Sunday - Letur's "Las Cortesias" Procession. This famous celebration is held in the Plaza Mayor and white doves are released. The procession starts at around 11:30 a.m., first Our Lady of Sorrows leaves dressed in mourning, she passes behind the Town Hall and the Arc of Moreras and climbs up to the Plaza Mayor. At the same time Our Father also comes from this church to the Plaza Mayor where the meeting takes place, followed by the anthem of Spain.

Coordinates: 38°22′N 2°06′W / 38.367°N 2.100°W / 38.367; -2.100