Montejo de Tiermes

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Montejo de Tiermes, Spain
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCastile and León
ProvinceSoria
Legal districtPartido judicial de El Burgo de Osma
Area
 • Total167 km2 (64 sq mi)
Elevation
1,157 m (3,796 ft)
Population
(2004)
 • Total246
 • Density1.5/km2 (4/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Sotillos de Caracena, uninhabited village located within the boundaries of Montejo de Tiermes

Montejo de Tiermes is a municipality located in the province of Soria, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 246 inhabitants.

Tiermes archaeological site[edit]

The Tiermes (Termes, Tarmes) archaeological site at Montejo de Tiermes stands out among the diversity of archaeological remains in the Iberian Peninsula. In the mid 1930s, Blas Taracena, the Spanish archaeologist, organised systematic digs at the site and called Tiermes "the Spanish Pompeii".

Coordinates: 41°22′N 3°12′W / 41.367°N 3.200°W / 41.367; -3.200