Pepino, Spain

Pepino is a municipality in the province of Toledo, Castile-La Mancha, in central Spain. According to the 2017 census the municipality has a population of 2,809 inhabitants.[2]

Pepino
municipality
Coat of arms of Pepino
Coat of arms
Pepino is located in Spain
Pepino
Pepino
Coordinates: 40°1′53″N 4°48′12″W / 40.03139°N 4.80333°W / 40.03139; -4.80333
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile-La Mancha
ProvinceToledo
ComarcaSierra de San Vicente
Area
 • Total46 km2 (18 sq mi)
Elevation
454 m (1,490 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total2,907
 • Density63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Pepinero/Pepinera
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
45638

LocationEdit

Pepino is located 9 km north Talavera de la Reina and 84 km west of Toledo city. Historically it began to be populated in the 14th century, after the Moorish retreat from the area. Pepino was part of a shire (Señorío) of Talavera de la Reina belonging to the Archbishops of Toledo. Now it is part of the Talavera de la Reina judicial district.[3]

This town lies in the comarca of Sierra de San Vicente, named after nearby Sierra de San Vicente range, part of the Central System.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  2. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE)
  3. ^ Historia de Quero, provincia de Toledo

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