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Almazul
Almazul
Almazul
Coordinates: 41°39′25″N 0°52′34″W / 41.657°N 0.876°W / 41.657; -0.876
Country Spain Spain
Autonomous Community Castile and León Castilla y León
Province Soria
Comarca Gómara
Distritos
Government
 - Type Ayuntamiento
 - Mayor Félix López García (PP)
Area
 - Total 67.86 km2 (26.2 sq mi)
Elevation 199 m (653 ft)
Population (2008)INE
 - Total 112
 - Density 1.65/km2 (4.3/sq mi)
Time zone CET (GMT +1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +2) (UTC)
Postcode 42126
Twin Cities
 - Soria Spain
ISO 3166-2 ES-Z
Website http://www.almazul.org www.almazul.org


Almazul is a county Soria Autonomous Region Castilla y Leon Spain. Its current name comes from Arabic to al Mahsul, a name that refers to the vertical movement of water due to the birth of the river Henar in this county.

Celebrates local festival in honor of the La Virgen de la Blanca on May 27.

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Geography

Almazul is located on a gentle slope and is 981 meters high above sea level.

Bordered by the terms of Mazaterón Zárabes Gómara Ledesma of Soria and Villaseca of Arciel.

Administration

The municipality of Almazul integrates itself Almazul term and Zarabes and Mazaterón that were annexed in 1900 and 1975 respectively.

Extension and Population

It has a area 67.86 km2, population of 114 inhabitants, of whom 60 are men and 54 women. His density is 1.68 inhabitants per square kilometre.

Demography

Data from the series of population: INE

Demographic evolution of Almazul between 1900 and 1970
1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1960 1970
467 529 508 532 545 430 436
Demographic evolution of Almazul between 1986 and 2007
1986 1990 1995 2000 2005 2006 2007
252 238 205 167 131 121 114

Weather

Almazul has a Mediterranean climate, with long, cold winters and short summers and warm.

Prediction by localities, Almazul. State Agency for Meteorology.

Celebrations

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La Virgen de la Blanca

Patron of Almazul, takes place on May 27. It is the biggest feast.

Festivities in honor of San Roque

They are the most popular and festivals are held in honor of the patron saint of Almazul. Traditionally worship this holy French after each summer harvest in recognition of the work done during the year.

They start at 00:00 hours the night of 15 to 16 each month of August with the chupinazo that is launched from the council after which attaches the stake that had been installed in the main square of the village.


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