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Torrelaguna

Torrelaguna
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Flag of Torrelaguna
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Official seal of Torrelaguna
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Torrelaguna is located in Spain
Torrelaguna
Torrelaguna
Torrelaguna is located in Community of Madrid
Torrelaguna
Torrelaguna
Coordinates: 40°49′34″N3°32′20″W / 40.82611°N 3.53889°W / 40.82611; -3.53889Coordinates: 40°49′34″N3°32′20″W / 40.82611°N 3.53889°W / 40.82611; -3.53889
Country Spain
Region Community of Madrid
Government
 • Mayor Miguel Santos Pérez
Area
 • Total 43.4 km2 (16.8 sq mi)
Elevation
744 m (2,441 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total 4,724
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
28180

Torrelaguna (Spanish pronunciation: [torelaˈɣuna]) is a municipality in the Community of Madrid, Spain. It covers an area of 43.40 km2.[2] As of 2018, it has a population of 4,724.

History [ edit ]

Main sights [ edit ]

The church of Magdalene.

The parish church of La Magdalena (started in the 14th century, inaugurated in the 18th century) is one of the best examples of Gothic architecture in the community of Madrid.

Other sights include:

  • Abbey of the Concepcionistas Descalzas. The chapel has a Plateresque façade from the 16th century, attributed to Juan Gil de Hontañón.
  • Hermitage of Nuestra Señora de la Soledad (14th century).
  • Ancient market place
  • Palacio de Salinas, a Renaissance building.
  • Town Hall (1515)
  • Remains of the city walls.

Notable people [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  2. ^ "Municipios". Datos del Registro de Entidades Locales. Ministerio de Hacienda y Administraciones Públicas.
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