Fuentes de Oñoro

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Fuentes de Oñoro
Fuentes de Oñoro (Spain)
Coordinates: 40°35′18″N6°48′47″W / 40.58833°N 6.81306°W / 40.58833; -6.81306 Coordinates: 40°35′18″N6°48′47″W / 40.58833°N 6.81306°W / 40.58833; -6.81306
Country Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Autonomous community Flag of Castile and Leon.svg  Castile and León
Province Salamanca
Comarca Comarca de Ciudad Rodrigo
Subcomarca Campo de Argañán
Government
  MayorIsidoro José Alanís Marcos (PP)
Area
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  Total57 km2 (22 sq mi)
Elevation
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734 m (2,408 ft)
Population
 (2018) [2]
  Total1,188
  Density21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37480

Fuentes de Oñoro is a village and municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. It is located 124 kilometres (77 mi) from the provincial capital city of Salamanca, and has a population of 1058 people. It was the site of a significant battle in 1811, during the Peninsular War.

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It is a border town, and is directly connected to the most important Portuguese terrestrial border of Vilar Formoso.

Geography

The municipality covers an area of 57 km2 (22 sq mi). It lies 725 metres (2,379 ft) above sea level and the post code is 37480.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Municipio:Fuentes de Oñoro". www.lasalina.es. Retrieved 2017-11-02.
  2. Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.Cite has empty unknown parameter: |1= (help)