San Felices de los Gallegos

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San Felices de los Gallegos
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Location in Salamanca
Coordinates: 45°51′1″N6°42′23″W / 45.85028°N 6.70639°W / 45.85028; -6.70639 Coordinates: 45°51′1″N6°42′23″W / 45.85028°N 6.70639°W / 45.85028; -6.70639
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Salamanca
Comarca El Abadengo
Government
  MayorFrancisco de la Cruz Suarez (People's Party)
Area
[1]
  Total81 km2 (31 sq mi)
Elevation
[1]
667 m (2,188 ft)
Population
 (2018) [2]
  Total413
  Density5.1/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37270
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San Felices de los Gallegos is a village and large municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile and León. It is located 102 kilometers from the provincial capital city of Salamanca and has a population of 442 people. It is situated within the Arribes del Duero Natural Park.

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History

As a result of the Treaty of Alcañices in 1297 the village became part of the Kingdom of Portugal, with the name of São Felix de Galegos, along with other Spanish towns: Hermisende (Ermesende in Portuguese), Salvaterra de Miño (Salvaterra do Minho), Olivenza (Olivença; including the current municipality of Táliga). The Portuguese held San Felices de los Gallegos until 1327 and occupied it briefly c. 1370 and again c. 1476.

Geography

The municipality covers an area of 81 km². It lies 667 meters above sea level and the post code is 37270. [1]

See also

List of municipalities in Salamanca

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Municipio:San Felices de los Gallegos". www.lasalina.es. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
  2. Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.