Arapiles, Castile and León

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Arapiles
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 40°53′39″N5°38′41″W / 40.89417°N 5.64472°W / 40.89417; -5.64472 Coordinates: 40°53′39″N5°38′41″W / 40.89417°N 5.64472°W / 40.89417; -5.64472
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Salamanca
Comarca Campo de Salamanca
Government
  MayorSigifredo Marcos Rodríguez (People's Party)
Area
[1]
  Total25 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation
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840 m (2,760 ft)
Population
 (2018) [2]
  Total644
  Density26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37796

Arapiles is a village and municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, and part of the autonomous community of Castile and León. It is located 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from the city of Salamanca and has a population of 645 people. The municipality covers an area of 25 km2 (9.7 sq mi). [1]

The village lies 840 metres (2,760 ft) above sea level.

The post code is 37796.

History

In 1812 there was a battle in the vicinity known as the Battle of Salamanca (Batalla de los Arapiles) fought in the Peninsular War.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Municipio:Arapiles". www.lasalina.es. Retrieved 2017-10-25.
  2. Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.