Torres Del Río

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Torres del Río
Official seal of Torres del Río
Coordinates: 42°33′11″N 2°16′08″W / 42.553°N 2.269°W / 42.553; -2.269Coordinates: 42°33′11″N 2°16′08″W / 42.553°N 2.269°W / 42.553; -2.269
Autonomous CommunityNavarre
 • MayorJuan Luis Pérez Leuza
 • Total12.81 km2 (4.95 sq mi)
459 m (1,506 ft)
 • Total122
 • Density9.5/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Official language(s)Basque, Spanish

Torres del Río is a town and municipality located in the province and autonomous community of Navarre, northern Spain.

This town is located by the Linares River[2] opposite Sansol. It is known for its Templar octagonal Romanesque church, formally related to those of Segovia (la Veracruz) and Eunate. The town was conquered from the Muslim occupation in 914 AD and belonged to the Monastery of Irache for several centuries before the citizens of the town bought the monastery out in the 14th century.[3]) It is along The French Way (Spanish: Camino Francés) of the Camino de Santiago.

View of Torres del rio


  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ Río Linares Auñamendi Encyclopedia (Euskomedia Fundazioa) (in Spanish)
  3. ^ Gitlitz, David (2000). The Pilgrimage Road to Santiago. New York, NewYork: St. Martin's Press. ISBN 0-312-25416-4.

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