Yebes

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Yebes, Spain
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile-La Mancha
Province Guadalajara
Municipality Yebes
Area
 • Total 17 km2 (7 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 235
 • Density 13.8/km2 (36/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Yebes is a municipality located in the province of Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality had a population of 235 inhabitants.

Yebes radio telescope

The Yebes Observatory with its RT40m radio telescope is located in Yebes.

Ciudad Valdeluz[edit]

A new town called Ciudad Valdeluz is being developed within the boundaries of Yebes some 10 kilometres from the village. The project was intended to take advantage of the new high-speed railway between Madrid and Barcelona, but it has been adversely affected by the Spanish property bubble.[1][2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eerily empty streets...". Daily Mail. 2012. Retrieved 3 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Vivir en una ciudad a medias

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Coordinates: 40°32′05″N 3°06′35″W / 40.53472°N 3.10972°W / 40.53472; -3.10972