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Montoro

Montoro
city and municipality
Official seal of Montoro
Seal
Montoro is located in Spain
Montoro
Montoro
Location in Spain
Coordinates:
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Andalusia
Province Córdoba
Comarca Alto Guadalquivir
Government
 • Mayor Antonio Sánchez Villaverde (PSOE)
Area
 • Total 586.12 km2 (226.30 sq mi)
Elevation 195 m (640 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 9,915
 • Density 17/km2 (44/sq mi)
Demonym Montoreños/as
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website Official website

Montoro is a city and municipality in the Córdoba Province of southern Spain, in the north-central part of the autonomous community of Andalusia.

Overview

It is located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) east-northeast of the capital of the province, Córdoba. In 2008, the city had an estimated population of 9,895, with 4,897 men and 4,998 women.[1]

Montoro was known as Epora in Roman times, and became an important Moorish fortress in the Middle Ages.

Twin towns

See also

References

  1. ^ "Cifras de población referidas al 01/01/2008 Real Decreto 2124/2008, de 26 de diciembre". pp. 3.1 Poblaciones referidas al 1 de enero de 2008 por comunidades autónomas y sexo. > Córdoba: Población por municipios y sexo. > Montoro. Retrieved 2009-04-04. 

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