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Bridge over the Meruelo river, created in times of the Ancient Rome
Bridge over the Meruelo river, created in times of the Ancient Rome
Coat of arms of Molinaseca
Coat of arms
Molinaseca is located in Spain
Location of Molinaseca in Spain
Coordinates: 42°32′17″N 6°31′11″W / 42.53806°N 6.51972°W / 42.53806; -6.51972
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province León
RegionBandera de El Bierzo.svg El Bierzo
 • AlcaldeAlfonso Arias Balboa (PP)
 • Total79.63 km2 (30.75 sq mi)
580 m (1,900 ft)
 • Total818
 • Density10.27/km2 (26.6/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)987

Molinaseca is a village and municipality located in the region of El Bierzo (province of León, Castile and León, Spain) . According to the 2010 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 818 inhabitants. It is located on the French Way, the most popular path of the Camino de Santiago.

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  1. ^ "Ficha de concejales" [Overview of Councillors] (XLS) (in Spanish). Ministry of Territorial Policy and Public Administrations. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Territorio: Población, superficie y densidad por municipios" [Territory: Population, area and density by municipalities] (in Spanish). National Statistics Institute (INE). Archived from the original on March 14, 2012. Retrieved June 8, 2012.
  3. ^ Carro, María (August 1, 2011). "Molinaseca se hermana con una villa nipona" [Molinaseca becomes twinned with a Japanese village] (in Spanish). El Norte de Castilla. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  4. ^ "Lei nº 1633 de 26 de abril de 2012" [Law no. 1633 of April 7, 2012] (in Portuguese). Águas de São Pedro Municipal Council. Archived from the original (TIF) on May 23, 2014. Retrieved June 1, 2012.

Coordinates: 42°32′N 6°31′W / 42.533°N 6.517°W / 42.533; -6.517