Torres de Berrellén

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Torres de Berrellén, Spain
Flag of Torres de Berrellén, Spain
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Official seal of Torres de Berrellén, Spain
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Country Spain
Autonomous community Aragon
Province Zaragoza
Municipality Torres de Berrellén
Area
 • Total 54 km2 (21 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 1,450
 • Density 26.9/km2 (70/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Torres de Berrellén is a municipality located in the province of Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 1450 inhabitants. Its population density is 28,08 inhabitants per square kilometre (70/sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Coordinates: 41°45′N 1°04′W / 41.750°N 1.067°W / 41.750; -1.067Torres de Berellén is located by where the river Jalón becomes a tributary of the main Ebro river. The town belongs to the province of Zaragoza, and it borders Tauste and Pradilla de Ebro north; Remolinos, Alcalá de Ebro and Cabañas de Ebro west; Alagón and La Joyosa south and Sobradiel and Zaragoza east.

Politics[edit]

Election results[edit]

Party 2003 2007 2011 2015
PSOE 4 4 5 5
PP 3 2 3 2
IU 1 2 1 2
PAR 1 1 - -
CHA - - - -
Total 9 9 9 9

Demography[edit]

Demographic evolution of Torres de Berrellén[edit]

1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1981 1991 1996 2001 2006 2009
1301 1595 1734 1573 1703 1768 1625 1491 1438 1402 1418 1449 1523

History[edit]

The town's name has its origins in a local word for agriculture houses (torres), which started to being built in this place in the 12th century by people from El Castellar.

Twin cities[edit]