Arnedillo is a village in the province and autonomous community of La Rioja, Spain. It is crossed by the Cidacos River. The municipality covers an area of 48.33 square kilometres (18.66 sq mi) and as of 2011 had a population of 477 people.[2]

Arnedillo
View of Arnedillo
View of Arnedillo
Official seal of Arnedillo
Arnedillo is located in La Rioja, Spain
Arnedillo
Arnedillo
Location within La Rioja.
Arnedillo is located in Spain
Arnedillo
Arnedillo
Arnedillo (Spain)
Coordinates: 42°12′43″N 2°14′09″W / 42.21194°N 2.23583°W / 42.21194; -2.23583Coordinates: 42°12′43″N 2°14′09″W / 42.21194°N 2.23583°W / 42.21194; -2.23583
Country Spain
Autonomous community La Rioja
ComarcaArnedo
Government
 • MayorPedro Antonio Montalvo Íñigo (PSOE)
Area
 • Total48.33 km2 (18.66 sq mi)
Elevation
1,057 m (3,468 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total426
Demonym(s)arnedillense
Postal code
26589
Websitewww.arnedillo.org

Arnedillo is famous for its hot springs, which emerge on the surface after being filtered at a temperature of about 50°C (125°F). There is a hot springs resort known as "Balneario de Arnedillo", which attracts many people to this small village.

Another tourist attraction are the footprints of dinosaurs that can be found near Arnedillo.

HistoryEdit

The origin of the village dates back to the Tenth Century.

Places of InterestEdit

Buildings and monumentsEdit

 
Ruins of the castle.
  • Castle Bridge.
  • Castle.
  • Saint Servando and Saint German Church.
 
Surroundings of the Saint Servando and Saint German Church.
 
Saint Servando and Saint German Church.
  • Hermitages: Saint Tirso, Peñalba, Virgin of the Tower, Saint Andrew, Saint Michael, Santiago, Saint Zoilo.

Hot SpringsEdit

The municipality is well known for its thermal waters, which flow through several springs. Some of them are leveraged by the village's resort known as "Balneario de Arnedillo", and others are opened to everyone and they are known as "Pozas".

Other places of InterestEdit

  • Footprints of dinosaurs.
  • Snowfield.
  • The vulture's viewpoint.
  • Wind farm.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  2. ^ "La Rioja: Población por municipios y sexo:Cifras oficiales de población resultantes de la revisión del Padrón municipal a 1 de enero de 2011". Instituto Nacional de Estadística. Archived from the original on 21 May 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2012.