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Municipality and town
View of Tobar, 2006
View of Tobar, 2006
Municipal location of Tobar in Burgos province
Municipal location of Tobar in Burgos province
Autonomous communityCastile and León Castile and León
ProvinceFlag of Burgos Burgos
 • Total12 km2 (5 sq mi)
892 m (2,927 ft)
 • Total24
 • Density2.0/km2 (5.2/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code

Tobar (originally Tovar) is a municipality and town located in the province of Burgos, Spain, within the Castile and León region. It is 35 km northwest of Burgos.

General details[edit]

Tobar is located in a valley, surrounded of small hills, the Hormazuela river crosses the village from north to south.

The economy is based on agricultural farmers, mainly cultivating cereals, wheat and barley. The soil has lots of lime, but is very fertile, providing good harvests most years.

Tobar has a continental climate, very cold in winter and very hot in summer. The minimum temperature in winter can get to -10 °C; in summer the temperature can get to 35 or 40 °C, but summer evenings are cold, getting sometimes to 10 C°.


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Coordinates: 42°28′59″N 3°55′59″W / 42.483°N 3.933°W / 42.483; -3.933

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.