Sasamón

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Sasamón
Municipality and town
View of Sasamón, 2010
View of Sasamón, 2010
Official seal of Sasamón
Seal
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León Castile and León
Province Flag of Burgos Burgos
Comarca Odra-Pisuerga
Area
 • Total 113 km2 (44 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 1,346
 • Density 11.9/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 09123
Website http://sasamon.burgos.es/

Sasamón is a municipality and town located in the province of Burgos, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 1,346 inhabitants.

During pre-Roman times, it was the capital of the Turmodigi tribe, under the name Segisama. During the reign of first Roman emperor Augustus, the town was the headquarters of the Roman legions that fought during the Cantabrian wars.[1]

Demography[edit]

The evolution of its population has been negative over the last twenty years.

  • 1987: 1.790 inhabitants
  • 1991: 1.786 inhabitants
  • 1995: 1.514 inhabitants
  • 1999: 1.543 inhabitants
  • 2003: 1.464 inhabitants
  • 2005: 1.315 inhabitants
  • 2006: 1.296 inhabitants

Civil Architecture[edit]

Roman Bridges

There are two Roman bridges over the Brullés river.[2]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 42°25′N 4°02′W / 42.417°N 4.033°W / 42.417; -4.033