Pedraza, Segovia

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Pedraza
Pedraza vista.jpg
Coat of arms of Pedraza
Coat of arms
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
ProvinceSegovia
ComarcaCapital y Área Metropolitana
Judicial districtPartido de Sepúlveda
Government
 • AlcaldePedro Martín Arcones
Area
 • Total31.58 km2 (12.19 sq mi)
Population
(2009)
 • Total473
 • Density15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Pedrazano, na
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Official language(s)Spanish
WebsiteOfficial website

Pedraza is a municipality in Spain, located in the province of Segovia in the autonomous community of Castile and León. It is located at 37 km northeast of the city of Segovia with a population of less than 500.

Every year in July, Pedraza holds the Concierto de las Velas festival during La Noche de las Velas. Residents of the town and surrounding cities light candles along the streets and residences. In the city center multiple concerts are held featuring varying types of Spanish classical music. See La Noche de las Velas (in Spanish).

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Coordinates: 41°07′58″N 3°48′52″W / 41.1328°N 3.81444°W / 41.1328; -3.81444