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|Autonomous community||Castile-La Mancha|
|• Alcalde||Luis Miguel Martín Ruiz (2007)|
|• Total||18 km2 (7 sq mi)|
|Elevation||534 m (1,752 ft)|
|• Density||190/km2 (480/sq mi)|
|Demonym(s)||Yunclereño,a o Yuncleroso, sa|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Yuncler is a town and municipality in the Sagra shire, province of Toledo, Spain, 42 km to the south from the national capital, Madrid. It borders Villaluenga de la Sagra to the south, Yuncos and Cedillo to the north, Numancia to the northeast, Pantoja to the east and Cedillo to the west. It has an agricultural-based economy, with a recent surge in small businesses.
Yunkler is derived from a moorish term, itself derived from junko meaning sedge. In 12th century documents it is named as Ocner, Yunquer and Yunkler.
The first settlers were of Moorish origins, being mentioned in documents dating back to 1179.
Places of Interest
- Labour house from the 19th century, declared historic and preserved intact, currently a hotel and restaurant named La Casa Grande.
- Santa María Magdalena church, declared historic. Together with La Casa Grandeand the town hall (of modern construction) they form the church square (Plazuela de la Iglesia).
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