Montiel

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Montiel
Medieval Estrella Castle.
Medieval Estrella Castle.
Coat of arms of Montiel
Coat of arms
Montiel is located in Spain
Montiel
Montiel
Location in Spain.
Coordinates: 38°42′N 2°52′W / 38.700°N 2.867°W / 38.700; -2.867
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile-La Mancha
Province Ciudad Real
Comarca Campo de Montiel
Government
 • Mayor Francisco Javier Álamo Amador (PP)
Area
 • Total 271.29 km2 (104.75 sq mi)
Elevation 900 m (3,000 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 1,593
 • Density 5.9/km2 (15/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Montieleños
Postal code 13326
Website Official website

Montiel is a municipality in the province of Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha, Spain.

The Battle of Montiel occurred at the town, and it was the place where Pedro I of Castilla was killed by Henry of Trastamara.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Un sarcófago hallado en Montiel data de 1396". Castilla la Mancha (in Spanish). Europa Press (news agency). 21 October 2014. Retrieved 6 April 2015.