La Fuente de San Esteban

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La Fuente de San Esteban
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Town square
Bandera de La Fuente de San Esteban.svg
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Seal
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Location in Salamanca
Coordinates: 40°48′1″N6°15′0″W / 40.80028°N 6.25000°W / 40.80028; -6.25000 Coordinates: 40°48′1″N6°15′0″W / 40.80028°N 6.25000°W / 40.80028; -6.25000
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Salamanca
Comarca Comarca de Ciudad Rodrigo
Subcomarca Campo del Yeltes
Government
  MayorManuel Rufino García Núñez (People's Party)
Area
[1]
  Total77 km2 (30 sq mi)
Elevation
[1]
770 m (2,530 ft)
Population
 (2018) [2]
  Total1,336
  Density17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37200

La Fuente de San Esteban is a village and large municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. It is located 54 kilometres (34 mi) from the provincial capital city of Salamanca and has a population of 1,358 people.

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The town formerly had a direct rail connection to Oporto in Portugal via the Douro railway line. The section between La Fuente de San Estaban and the border with Portugal was closed in 1984.

Geography

The municipality covers an area of 77 km2 (30 sq mi). It lies 770 metres (2,530 ft) above sea level and the post code is 37200. The municipality contains the smaller villages of Boadilla (197 people), Muñoz (99 inhabitants) and Santa Olalla de Yeltes.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Municipio:Fuente de San Esteban (La)". www.lasalina.es. Retrieved 2017-11-02.
  2. Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.