Martiago

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Martiago
Location in Salamanca
Location in Salamanca
Coordinates: 40°27′9″N 6°29′24″W / 40.45250°N 6.49000°W / 40.45250; -6.49000Coordinates: 40°27′9″N 6°29′24″W / 40.45250°N 6.49000°W / 40.45250; -6.49000
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCastile and León
ProvinceSalamanca
ComarcaComarca de Ciudad Rodrigo
SubcomarcaLos Agadones
Government
 • MayorMiguel Gregorio Sánchez Castrillo (People's Party)
Area
 • Total47 km2 (18 sq mi)
Elevation811 m (2,661 ft)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • Total285
 • Density6.1/km2 (16/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37510

Martiago is a municipality located in the province of Salamanca, Castile and León, Spain. As of 2016 the municipality has a population of 302 inhabitants.[3] The municipality is known because of its flat lands favorable 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 mythology) or in other words, meaning that it was there where some wars happened.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Municipio:Martiago". www.lasalina.es. Retrieved 2017-11-03.
  2. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Salamanca: Población por municipios y sexo". www.ine.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-11-03.