Cebreros

Summary

Cebreros
Cebreros, vista parcial (43665523784).jpg
Flag of Cebreros
Official seal of Cebreros
Cebreros is located in Castile and León
Cebreros
Cebreros
Location in Spain.
Cebreros is located in Spain
Cebreros
Cebreros
Cebreros (Spain)
Coordinates: 40°27′18″N 4°27′53″W / 40.45500°N 4.46472°W / 40.45500; -4.46472Coordinates: 40°27′18″N 4°27′53″W / 40.45500°N 4.46472°W / 40.45500; -4.46472
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Ávila
Area
 • Total137.47 km2 (53.08 sq mi)
Elevation
755 m (2,477 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total3,056
 • Density22/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
WebsiteOfficial website Edit this at Wikidata

Cebreros (Spanish pronunciation: [θeˈβɾeɾos]) is a municipality of Spain, located in the province of Ávila, part of the autonomous community of Castile and León. As of 2018 it had a population of 3,056. The municipality covers an area of 137.47 km2.[2] It lies at 755 metres above sea level.[3] Located in the east of the province, bordering the Community of Madrid, the Alberche River runs through the south of the municipality.

Cebreros hosts the Deep Space Antenna 2, an ESTRACK station for communication with spacecraft for the European Space Agency (ESA).

Cebreros is known for being the birthplace of Adolfo Suárez, Prime Minister and leading figure of the Spanish transition. The local football team is CD Cebrereña.

References

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  2. ^ "Municipios". Datos del Registro de Entidades Locales. Ministerio de Hacienda y Administraciones Públicas.
  3. ^ "Predicción por municipios. Cebreros (Madrid)". AEMET.

Further reading

  • Blázquez González, Jesús Alfonso (1997). "Sobre el nombre de Cebreros". Cuadernos Abulenses. Ávila: Institución Gran Duque de Alba (26): 195–230.