Martiago

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Martiago, Spain
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Salamanca
Municipality Martiago
Area
 • Total 47 km2 (18 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 367
 • Density 7.8/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Martiago is a municipality located in the province of Salamanca, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 367 inhabitants. The municipality is known because of its flat lands favourable for wars. The origin of the name Martiago comes from "Marte" <mart> and "Terra" <"Tiago"> which means: "Tierra de Marte" (knowing that Marte is the God of War in the Greek mithology) or in other words, meaning that is was there where some wars happened.


Coordinates: 40°27′N 6°29′W / 40.450°N 6.483°W / 40.450; -6.483