Bobadilla, Antequera

Bobadilla, also known as Bobadilla Pueblo ("Bobadilla Village"), is a Spanish village in the municipality of Antequera, in the province of Málaga, Andalusia.[1] It is located in the west of the Antequerano municipal territory, 3 km from Bobadilla railway station.

Bobadilla
Village
Bobadilla station building
Bobadilla is located in Province of Málaga
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Location of Bobadilla within Spain / Andalusia
Bobadilla is located in Andalusia
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Bobadilla (Andalusia)
Bobadilla is located in Spain
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Bobadilla (Spain)
Coordinates: 37°2′29.04″N 4°41′45.96″W / 37.0414000°N 4.6961000°W / 37.0414000; -4.6961000Coordinates: 37°2′29.04″N 4°41′45.96″W / 37.0414000°N 4.6961000°W / 37.0414000; -4.6961000
Country Spain
Community Andalusia
ProvinceFlag Málaga Province.svg Málaga
ComarcaAntequera
MunicipalityAntequera
Elevation
500 m (1,600 ft)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total480
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
29540
Area code(s)(+34) ...

HistoryEdit

The village was an independent municipality of Salvadorean settlers until 1857, when it was annexed to Antequera.[2]

On 30 March 1950, a mail train from Madrid to Málaga derailed on a set of points in Bobadilla station, killing 8 people and injuring 30.

GeographyEdit

Bobadilla itself is a small village of white houses surrounded by olive groves, that lies 13 km west of Antequera and 10 km south of Humilladero. The nearby settlement, grew around the station, is named Bobadilla Estación.

CultureEdit

The village's festival is celebrated in the month of August. The romería pilgrimage from 14 to 16 of May.

TransportEdit

Bobadilla railway station is a main railway junction within Antequera municipal territory, and one of the most important in Andalusia for both passengers and goods.[3]

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  Media related to Bobadilla at Wikimedia Commons