Palma del Río

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Palma del Río, Spain
city
Flag of Palma del Río, Spain
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Official seal of Palma del Río, Spain
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Country Spain
Province Córdoba
Municipality Palma del Río
Area
 • Total 200 km2 (80 sq mi)
Elevation 55 m (180 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 20,640
 • Density 103.2/km2 (267/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Palma del Río is a city located in the province of Córdoba, Spain. According to the 2006 census by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística, the city has a population of 20,640. Luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, and matador El Cordobés, are from there. The famous explorer Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo born in this town. The city appoints favorite son.

Agriculture[edit]

The region was intensively developed agriculturally during Arab rule, with advanced irrigation and water wheels. Some of the orange groves contain trees over 200 years old.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]

External links[edit]

  • Palma del Río - Sistema de Información Multiterritorial de Andalucía

Coordinates: 37°42′N 5°17′W / 37.700°N 5.283°W / 37.700; -5.283