Casillas de Flores

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Casillas de Flores
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Casillas de Flores
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 40°23′N6°45′W / 40.383°N 6.750°W / 40.383; -6.750 Coordinates: 40°23′N6°45′W / 40.383°N 6.750°W / 40.383; -6.750
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Salamanca
Comarca Comarca de Ciudad Rodrigo
Subcomarca Campo de Robledo
Government
  MayorJosé Eloy Alfonso Baile (People's Party)
Area
[1]
  Total43 km2 (17 sq mi)
Elevation
[1]
853 m (2,799 ft)
Population
 (2018) [2]
  Total191
  Density4.4/km2 (12/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37541

Casillas de Flores is a village and municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. It is located 123 kilometres (76 mi) from the city of Salamanca and as of 2016 has a population of 183 people. The municipality covers an area of 42.6 km2 (16.4 sq mi).

The village lies 853 metres (2,799 ft) above sea level and the post code is 37541.

History

The village was founded by Alfonso VI in about 1650. It is known for its position on a smuggling route connecting Spain to Portugal. During the 1960s many of the residents emigrated to (then) more economically dynamic places such as France, Switzerland and the Basque country.

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Casillas may refer to:

Comarca de Ciudad Rodrigo Comarca in Castile and León, Spain

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References

  1. 1 2 "Municipio:Casillas de Flores". www.lasalina.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 3 November 2017.
  2. Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.