Aldealices is a municipality located in the province of Soria, Castile and León, Spain. As of 2018 it had a population of 34 people. Aldealices lies on the SO-P-1206 provincial road which connects it to Castilfrío de la Sierra in the north and Aldealseñor in the south. It contains the Gothic Parroquia de Santa Maria Magdalena church.

Aldealices
Aldealices, Soria, España, 2016-01-03, DD 13.JPG
Municipal location in the Province of Soria.
Municipal location in the Province of Soria.
Aldealices is located in Castile and León
Aldealices
Aldealices
Location in Spain
Aldealices is located in Spain
Aldealices
Aldealices
Aldealices (Spain)
Coordinates: 41°54′07″N 2°18′34″W / 41.90194°N 2.30944°W / 41.90194; -2.30944Coordinates: 41°54′07″N 2°18′34″W / 41.90194°N 2.30944°W / 41.90194; -2.30944
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castilla y León
Province Soria
ComarcaTierras Altas
Government
 • AlcaldeAtanasio Castillo Fernández (2015-) (PP)
Area
 • Total6.33 km2 (2.44 sq mi)
Elevation
1,133 m (3,717 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total34
 • Density4.74/km2 (12.3/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
42171
Websitealdealices.es

HistoryEdit

In the 1528 Census of Pecheros, in which there were no ecclesiastics, hidalgos and nobles, 19 pecheros (family units that paid taxes) were recorded. Previously spelled "Aldeahelizes", it formed part of the sexmo of San Juan.[2]

GeographyEdit

This small municipality in the Comarca de Tierras Altas is located in the north of the province. The Merdancho River, a tributary of the Duero River, flows through the area, to the south of the Sierra del Rodadero. Aldealices lies on the SO-P-1206 provincial road which connects it to Castilfrío de la Sierra in the north and Aldealseñor in the south.[3]

LandmarksEdit

The village contains the Parroquia de Santa Maria Magdalena church. The church is built in the Gothic style and features a Romanesque baptismal font inside. About one kilometre southeast of Aldealices are the remains of an old Celtiberian castle, Los Castellares.[4]

CultureEdit

The principal festivals held in the municipality are Assumption of Mary (August 14th) and San Roque (August 15th), and a festival in honour of the local patron saint, Santa María Magdalena (September 23rd).[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  2. ^ Censo de Pecheros (in Spanish), INE
  3. ^ Aldealices, Google Maps, Retrieved 6 April 2020.
  4. ^ "Aldealices" (in Spanish). Guiadesoria.es. Retrieved 6 April 2020.
  5. ^ "Aldealices" (in Spanish). sorianitelaimaginas.com. Retrieved 6 April 2020.

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