Grijota

Grijota is a municipality located in the province of Palencia, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2019 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 2,319 inhabitants.

Grijota
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Flag of Grijota
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Official seal of Grijota
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Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Palencia
MunicipalityGrijota
Area
 • Total28 km2 (11 sq mi)
 • Water0 km2 (0 sq mi)
Elevation
734 m (2,408 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total2,269
 • Density81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
WebsiteOfficial website

It is 7 km away from the province capital, Palencia and 57 km from the city of Valladolid, capital from the region of Castile and León. The municipality has a village and then groups of houses, some of the containing 100 or more neighbours. Thus, despite being located in an area affected by depopulation, it is in constant urban growth since the late 1990s. The first of them started to be built in 1999 and they have been building new ones since. Thanks to them Grijota is the ninth most populated municipality of the Province of Palencia.

ReferencesEdit

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


Coordinates: 42°03′N 4°35′W / 42.050°N 4.583°W / 42.050; -4.583