Tamajón

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Tamajón, Spain
In Giadalajara Province
In Giadalajara Province
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile-La Mancha
Province Guadalajara
Municipality Tamajón
Government
 • Mayor Eugenio Esteban de la Morena
Area
 • Total 116 km2 (45 sq mi)
Elevation 1,030 m (3,380 ft)
Population (2004)
 • Total 216
 • Density 1.9/km2 (5/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Tamajón is a municipality located in the province of Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, Spain. According to the 2006 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 205 inhabitants and has a surface area of 116.28 km².The inhabitants are called Agallonero-a. It comprises the town of Tamajón and the districts of Almiruete, Palancares and Muriel. A 16th-century church, dedicated to the Asunción de Nuestra Señora, overlooks the entrance to the town.

16th-century church

Two kilometres to the north is the Hermitage of the Virgen de los Enebrales, the local Patron saint. Built in the 16th century, it was extended in the 18th century.

The "Enchanted City of Tamajón" is also close by, an area where the local limestone has been eroded and forms fanciful shapes and caves.

Coordinates: 41°00′08″N 3°14′51″W / 41.00222°N 3.24750°W / 41.00222; -3.24750