Villavieja de Yeltes

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Villavieja de Yeltes
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Location in Salamanca
Coordinates: 40°52′1″N6°28′0″W / 40.86694°N 6.46667°W / 40.86694; -6.46667 Coordinates: 40°52′1″N6°28′0″W / 40.86694°N 6.46667°W / 40.86694; -6.46667
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Salamanca
Comarca El Abadengo
Government
  MayorJorge Rodríguez Martín (PSOE)
Area
[1]
  Total51 km2 (20 sq mi)
Elevation
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740 m (2,430 ft)
Population
 (2018) [2]
  Total785
  Density15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37260

Villavieja de Yeltes is a municipality in Salamanca, Castile and León, Spain.

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Geography

The municipality is in the western portion of Castile and León, about 290 km from Madrid, at 738 meters above sea level. Its northern and eastern borders are formed by the Yeltes river, and its entire area is in the river's drainage basin. Its highest point is 828 meters above sea level, in La Berzosa.

History

The shores of the Yeltes river have been inhabited since prehistoric times, as indicated by artifacts found there. Megalithic-stage structures were scattered throughout the area, and many remains have been discovered from the medieval period.

Demographics

The population has fallen inexorably since 2001.

Year2001200220032004200520062007
Population111911131082102910411022989
Men558553541514518511498
Women561560541515523511491

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References

  1. 1 2 "Municipio:Villavieja de Yeltes". www.lasalina.es. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
  2. Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.