San Martín del Castañar

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San Martín del Castañar
Termino municipal de San Martin del Castanar.svg
Location in Salamanca
Coordinates: 40°31′23″N6°3′53″W / 40.52306°N 6.06472°W / 40.52306; -6.06472 Coordinates: 40°31′23″N6°3′53″W / 40.52306°N 6.06472°W / 40.52306; -6.06472
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Salamanca
Comarca Sierra de Francia
Government
  MayorAlfonso Buenaventura Calvo González (PSOE)
Area
[1]
  Total16 km2 (6 sq mi)
Elevation
[1]
834 m (2,736 ft)
Population
 (2018) [2]
  Total219
  Density14/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37659

San Martín del Castañar is a municipality located in the province of Salamanca, Castile and León, Spain. As of 2016 the municipality has a population of 226 inhabitants. [3]

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Tourism

San Martin has a major tourist activity in relation to the size of the municipality, especially at Easter and summer holidays. Saint festivities are held in August, they started the 9th and they usually last about 5 days.

Its main attractions are its castle, with a cemetery in the inner part, and the bullring (according to some sources, the second oldest in Spain).

Other remarkable places are the river and its surroundings; the church; the square; fountains or "pylons"; half-timbered houses; driveways; roads and the bakery, the only one in the village, in which "perronillas", assortment of pastries, muffins and “hornazos” are made by hand.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Municipio:San Martín del Castañar". www.lasalina.es. Retrieved 2017-11-07.
  2. Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  3. "Salamanca: Población por municipios y sexo". www.ine.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-11-07.