Sargentes de la Lora

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Sargentes de la Lora
Municipality and town
View of Sargentes de la Lora, 2010
View of Sargentes de la Lora, 2010
Official seal of Sargentes de la Lora
Seal
Municipal location of Sargentes de la Lora in the Páramos comarca
Municipal location of Sargentes de la Lora in the Páramos comarca
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León Castile and León
Province Flag of Burgos Burgos
Comarca Páramos
Area
 • Total 85 km2 (33 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 196
 • Density 2.3/km2 (6/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 09145
Website http://www.sargentesdelalora.es/

Sargentes de la Lora is a municipality located in the province of Burgos, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 196 inhabitants.

In 1963, a petroleum reservoir was discovered in Ayoluengo de la Lora, a town of the municipality. Since 1964, 17 million oil barrels had been extracted. The reservoir had been exploited by Chevron Corporation (until 1990), Repsol (until 2002) and Northern Petroleum.[1]

Main sights[edit]

La Cabaña dolmen

People from Sargentes de la Lora[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Petróleo - Estación petrolífera de Ayoluengo Ayoluengo.es (Spanish)
  2. ^ La Cabaña, Dolmen, La Lora Typicalish.com (Spanish)

Coordinates: 42°46′N 3°52′W / 42.767°N 3.867°W / 42.767; -3.867