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Quesada, Spain

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Quesada, Spain

Coat of arms of Quesada
Coat of arms
Quesada is located in Spain
Location in Spain
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Andalusia
Province Jaén
Comarca Sierra de Cazorla
 • Mayor Manuel Vallejo (PSOE)
 • Total 328.7 km2 (126.9 sq mi)
Elevation 676 m (2,218 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 5,916
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Quesadeños
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 23480
Website Official website
Tíscar castle, located in Tíscar village

Quesada is a town located in the province of Jaén, southern Spain.

The Tíscar castle is in a ruined state, but nearby is the Cueva del Agua, a cave where there is an impressive waterfall and where it is said that the Virgin Mary of Tíscar appeared.

The area's economy is agriculture-based, primarily on olives. There is an annual summer festival from August 23 until August 28.

See also

Twin towns

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