Hinojosa de Duero

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Hinojosa de Duero
Escudo de Hinojosa del Duero.svg
Seal
Termino municipal de Hinojosa de Duero.svg
Location in Salamanca
Coordinates: 40°59′10″N6°47′46″W / 40.98611°N 6.79611°W / 40.98611; -6.79611 Coordinates: 40°59′10″N6°47′46″W / 40.98611°N 6.79611°W / 40.98611; -6.79611
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Salamanca
Comarca El Abadengo
Government
  MayorJosé Francisco Bautista Méndez (PSOE)
Area
[1]
  Total93 km2 (36 sq mi)
Elevation
[1]
601 m (1,972 ft)
Population
 (2018) [2]
  Total669
  Density7.2/km2 (19/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37230

Hinojosa de Duero is a village and large municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. It is located 105 kilometres (65 mi) from the provincial capital city of Salamanca and has a population of 699 people. [3]

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Geography

The municipality covers an area of 93 km2 (36 sq mi). It lies 601 metres (1,972 ft) above sea level. [1]

Economy

The basis of the economy is agriculture. The village is also known for its local cheese ("queso de Hinojosa"), which is an aged cheese made with sheep milk, similar to Manchego.

Culture

The city celebrates the San Juan festival on 24 June. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "Municipio:Hinojosa de Duero". www.lasalina.es. Retrieved 2017-11-04.
  2. Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  3. "Salamanca: Población por municipios y sexo". www.ine.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-11-04.