Rucandio

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Rucandio
Municipality and town
Flag of Rucandio
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Coat of arms of Rucandio
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Municipal location of Rucandio in Burgos province
Municipal location of Rucandio in Burgos province
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCastile and León Castile and León
ProvinceFlag of Burgos Burgos
ComarcaLa Bureba
Area
 • Total32.63 km2 (12.60 sq mi)
Elevation
802 m (2,631 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total65
 • Density2.0/km2 (5.2/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
09593
Websitehttp://www.rucandio.es/

Rucandio is a municipality and town located in the province of Burgos, Castile and León, Spain.[2] According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 85 inhabitants.

History[edit]

This territory was established as a municipality when the Ancien Régime overthrew. In that era there were 36 inhabitants.[3]

Demography[edit]

These tables below show the population evolution from the year 1860 to the year 2011.[4]

1860 1877 1887 1897 1900 1910 1920 1930
De facto population 271 253 248 205 223 233 237 427
De jure population 252 250 221 225 246 248 437
Households 69 70 65 59 65 60 53 113
1940 1950 1960 1970 1981 1991 2001 2011
De facto population 501 451 408 278 157 144
De jure population 521 485 421 278 157 144
Households 109 109 102 87 57 66 55 40

Main sights[edit]

These are notable sights in the municipality:[5]

  • Santo Ángel Shrine
  • Natural Site of Caderechas Valley
  • De los Infanzones Turret

Festivities[edit]

These are the main festivities that are held in the municipality:[6]

  • Saint Mary Magdalene Festivity: This festivity is held on 22 July.
  • Saint Lawrence Festivity: It is held on 10 August.
  • Nuestra Señora de la Piedad Festivity: This festivity is held on 9 September.
  • Saint Marina of Aguas Santas Festivity: It is held on 12 September.
  • Nuestra Señora de Las Mercedes Festivity: This festivity is consecrated to the Virgin of Mercy. It is held on 24 September.
  • San Cosme y San Damián: It is held on 27 September.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Información General - Rucandio" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-09-28.
  3. ^ "Historia - Rucandio" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-09-28.
  4. ^ "INEbase. Alteraciones de los municipios". www.ine.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-09-28.
  5. ^ "Lugares de interés - Rucandio" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-09-28.
  6. ^ "Fiestas y tradiciones - Rucandio" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-09-28.

Coordinates: 42°44′N 02°44′W / 42.733°N 2.733°W / 42.733; -2.733