Montiel

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For persons named Montiel, see Montiel (surname).
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)
Postal code 13326

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.