Adamuz is a municipality and a city located in the province of Córdoba, southern Spain. The municipality includes the village of Algallarín.

Adamuz
Official seal of Adamuz
Seal
Location within Córdoba
Location within Córdoba
Adamuz is located in Spain
Adamuz
Adamuz
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 38°01′N 4°31′W / 38.017°N 4.517°W / 38.017; -4.517
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityAndalusia
ProvinceCórdoba
ComarcaAlto Guadalquivir
Government
 • MayorManuela Bollero Calvillo
Area
 • Total334 km2 (129 sq mi)
Elevation
240 m (790 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total4,185
 • Density13/km2 (32/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Adamuceños
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ClimateCsa
Websitewww.adamuz.es

Climate and vegetationEdit

Adamuz has a typically Mediterranean climate with high sunshine and low rainfall, which is almost non-existent during the summer.

The vegetation is characteristic of Mediterranean forests.

Main sightsEdit

  • The Communal forest is an estate of 2,500 hectares, owned by the city and flanked by two rivers, which retain their winter waters through small dams. It is crossed from north to south along the road between the Valley Adamuz of Pedroches.
  • Clokc Tower, built in 1566 by Luis Méndez de Haro, Marques del Carpio. It has a height of 15 meters.
  • Chapel of St. Pius V
  • Parish Church of St. Andrew the Apostle (13th century). It has a nave and two aisles without a transept. It houses a polychrome altar in gold leaf. The high square bell tower has internal spiral stairs. The church was renovated in the 16th century by Hernán Ruiz the Elder.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.

External linksEdit

  • Adamuz - Sistema de Información Multiterritorial de Andalucía