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Prado del Rey, Spain

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Seal
Location of Prado del Rey
Municipality C√°diz
Government
 - Mayor Fernando P√©rez Castillo
Area
 - Total 49 km2 (18.9 sq mi)
 - Land 49 km2 (18.9 sq mi)
 - Water 0.00 km2 (0 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 - Total 5,968
 - Density 121.8/km2 (315.5/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website http://www.pradodelrey.es/
Prado del Rey

Prado del Rey is a city located in the province of C√°diz, Spain. According to the 2005 census, the city has a population of 5,968 inhabitants.

History

Human remains have been found dating back to the Paleolithic but the first mention in ancient sources of activity in the area described what was in the Roman city of Iptuci, cited by Pliny as to "Civitas" capable of minting its own currency. From this period are preserved Wall paintings, ramparts, the Memorial stone on the facade of the Church, and a copper plate detailing a treaty between the Roman colony Ucubi (Córdoba) and the municipality Iptuci.

Prado del Rey was later part of the border with the Nazari kingdom of Granada (this border was very unstable) and the control of this city frequently changed hands.

In the township, has found a unique exhibit of Christian weaponry, whose style was imposed on Al-Andalus in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, coexisting with other weapons of Muslim tradition. The sword, double edged, is adorned with a solid spherical pommel topped by a button to fix the handle. The fist, divided into four sectors, home decoration engraved inscriptions.

After a period of Arabic hegemony Alfonso VII was conquered and depopulated until Carlos III I refounded in eighteenth century, with the plan of resettlement in southern Andalusia Assistant Sevilla D. Pablo de Olavide and divided his land from 189 settlers from the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park and Round.

Demographics

Demographic evolution of Prado del Rey between 1999 and 2005

1999

2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

5,814

5,856 5,829 5,848 5,873 5,858 5,968

Source: INE (Spain)

External links

  • Prado del Rey - Sistema de Informaci√≥n Multiterritorial de Andaluc√≠a

Coordinates: 36¬į47‚Ä≤N 5¬į34‚Ä≤WÔĽŅ / ÔĽŅ36.783¬įN 5.567¬įWÔĽŅ / 36.783; -5.567


Prado del Rey, Spain
File:Escudo de Prado del
Seal
Location of Prado del Rey
Municipality C√°diz
Government
 - Mayor Fernando P√©rez Castillo
Area
 - Total 49 km2 (18.9 sq mi)
 - Land 49 km2 (18.9 sq mi)
 - Water 0.00 km2 (0 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 - Total 5,968
 Density 121.8/km2 (315.5/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website http://www.pradodelrey.es/

Prado del Rey is a city located in the province of C√°diz, Spain. According to the 2005 census, the city has a population of 5,968 inhabitants.

History

Human remains have been found dating back to the Paleolithic but the first mention in ancient sources of activity in the area described what was in the Roman city of Iptuci, cited by PlinyTemplate:Dn as a "Civitas" capable of minting its own currency. From this period are preserved Wall paintings, ramparts, the Memorial stone on the facade of the Church, and a copper plate detailing a treaty between the Roman colony Ucubi (Córdoba) and the municipality Iptuci.

Prado del Rey was later part of the border with the Nazari kingdom of Granada (this border was very unstable) and the control of this city frequently changed hands.

In the township, has found a unique exhibit of Christian weaponry, whose style was imposed on Al-Andalus in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, coexisting with other weapons of Muslim tradition. The sword, double edged, is adorned with a solid spherical pommel topped by a button to fix the handle. The fist, divided into four sectors, home decoration engraved inscriptions.

After a period of Arabic hegemony Alfonso VII was conquered and depopulated until Carlos III I refounded in the 18th century, with the plan of resettlement in southern Andalusia Assistant Sevilla D. Pablo de Olavide and divided his land from 189 settlers from the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park and Round.

Demographics

Demographic evolution of Prado del Rey between 1999 and 2005

1999

2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

5,814

5,856 5,829 5,848 5,873 5,858 5,968

Source: INE (Spain)

External links

  • Prado del Rey - Sistema de Informaci√≥n Multiterritorial de Andaluc√≠a

Template:Municipalities in C√°diz

Coordinates: 36¬į47‚Ä≤N 5¬į34‚Ä≤W / 36.783¬įN 5.567¬įW / 36.783; -5.567


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