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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
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León Castile and León
Province Flag of Burgos Burgos
Comarca Odra-Pisuerga
 • Total 12 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation 892 m (2,927 ft)
Population (2004)
 • Total 43
 • Density 3.6/km2 (9/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 09133

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.

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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