Culla is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Maestrat, Castellón, Valencia, Spain.

Culla
Coat of arms of Culla
Coat of arms
Culla is located in Spain
Culla
Culla
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 40°20′N 0°10′W / 40.333°N 0.167°W / 40.333; -0.167Coordinates: 40°20′N 0°10′W / 40.333°N 0.167°W / 40.333; -0.167
Country Spain
Autonomous community Valencian Community
ProvinceCastellón
ComarcaAlt Maestrat
Judicial districtCastelló de la Plana
Area
 • Total116.3 km2 (44.9 sq mi)
Elevation
1,088 m (3,570 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total504
 • Density4.3/km2 (11/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cullà, cullana
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
12161
Official language(s)Valencian
Town gate in Culla
Culla's castle dominions between 1244 and 1273

The town is located on a 1,121 m high mountain, right to the SE of the town rises the 1,090 m high Tossal de la Serrà and further away the 1,087 m high Esparreguera, the tallest summit of the Serra d'Esparreguera. Nearby Montlleó River hides canyons only accessible from Culla.[2]

Culla has a population of 633 inhabitants.[3]

HistoryEdit

The castle of the town was one of the main castles of the historical Maestrat area in ancient times.

VillagesEdit

  • Culla
  • Paulo
  • Sales de Matella
  • Mel o Pla de La Torreta
  • Riu Sec
  • Molinell
  • Monllat
  • Pla del Sabater

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  2. ^ "Mountains in the Land of Valencia" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-05-21. Retrieved 2011-05-04.
  3. ^ INE - Municipal Register: Official Population Figures since 1996

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