Ledesma, Castile and León

Ledesma (Spanish pronunciation: [leˈðezma]) is a town in the province of Salamanca (Spain). According to the 2016 census[3] there are 1,767 inhabitants. The municipality of Ledesma includes rural land and covers a total of 141.22 km2 (54.53 sq mi). Its altitude is 730 metres (2,400 ft) above sea level. Its Spanish postal code is 37100.

Ledesma
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Flag of Ledesma
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Official seal of Ledesma
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Location in Salamanca
Location in Salamanca
Ledesma is located in Spain
Ledesma
Ledesma
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 41°05′15″N 6°00′00″W / 41.08750°N 6.00000°W / 41.08750; -6.00000Coordinates: 41°05′15″N 6°00′00″W / 41.08750°N 6.00000°W / 41.08750; -6.00000
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCastile and León
ProvinceSalamanca
ComarcaTierra de Ledesma
Government
 • MayorJosé Prieto (People's Party)
Area
 • Total141.22 km2 (54.53 sq mi)
Elevation780 m (2,560 ft)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • Total1,636
 • Density12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37100

In ancient Roman times, the town was called Bletisa. It is possible that the Bletonesii lived in this area.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Municipio:Ledesma". www.lasalina.es. Retrieved 2017-10-25.
  2. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Salamanca: Población por municipios y sexo". www.ine.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-10-25.