San Juan de Gredos

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San Juan de Gredos, Spain
Mill in San Juan de Gredos (Ávila), Spain.
Mill in San Juan de Gredos (Ávila), Spain.
Flag of San Juan de Gredos, Spain
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Official seal of San Juan de Gredos, Spain
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CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCastile and León
ProvinceÁvila
MunicipalitySan Juan de Gredos
Area
 • Total95.91 km2 (37.03 sq mi)
Elevation
1,348 m (4,423 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total251
 • Density4.2/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

San Juan de Gredos is a municipality located in the province of Ávila, Castile and León, Spain.[2] According to the 2011 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 338 inhabitants.[3]

Isolate forest of scotch pine in the northern slopes of Sierra de Gredos

The municipality is formed of three independent hamlets: Navacepeda de Tormes, San Bartolomé de Tormes and La Herguijuela.[2]

In the locality of Navacepeda de Tormes an ancient brown bear claw is found embedded at the church porch.[4] [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Municipio de San Juan de Gredos" (in Spanish). Ayuntamiento de San Juan de Gredos. Retrieved 31 December 2012.
  3. ^ 2011 Census report for San Juan de Gredos (Report) (in Spanish). Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE). Retrieved 31 December 2012.
  4. ^ Piñeiro Maceiras, José (2010). "La distribución del oso por la Europa meridional a comienzos del siglo XIX" (PDF). Argutorio: revista de la Asociación Cultural "Monte Irago" (in Spanish). 14 (25): 58–65. ISSN 1575-801X.
  5. ^ Data offered by Agencia Estatal de Meteorología (AEMET) obtained from Instituto Geográfico Nacional (IGN) (Report) (in Spanish). Retrieved 31 December 2012.

Coordinates: 40°26′00″N 5°12′00″W / 40.4333333433°N 5.20000001°W / 40.4333333433; -5.20000001