Villarrubia De Los Ojos
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Villarrubia De Los Ojos
Villarrubia de los Ojos
City hall
City hall
Coat of arms of Villarrubia de los Ojos
Coat of arms
Villarrubia de los Ojos is located in Spain
Villarrubia de los Ojos
Villarrubia de los Ojos
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 39°13?N 3°36?W / 39.217°N 3.600°W / 39.217; -3.600Coordinates: 39°13?N 3°36?W / 39.217°N 3.600°W / 39.217; -3.600
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile-La Mancha
ProvinceCiudad Real
ComarcaCampo de Calatrava
Area
 o Total281.86 km2 (108.83 sq mi)
Elevation
624 m (2,047 ft)
Population
(2018)[1]
 o Total9,902
 o Density35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Villarrubiero, Villarrubiera
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
13670

Villarrubia de los Ojos is a municipality in Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha, Spain. According to the 2010 census[2] the municipality has a population of 11,119.

The Ojos del Guadiana are located within the Villarrubia de los Ojos municipal territory.[3] They are the source of the Guadiana river, the fourth longest river of the Iberian peninsula. There's also a National Park, the Tablas de Daimiel National Park located in the Tablas de Daimiel wetlands, shared with the neighbouring municipality, Daimiel.

Geography

The landforms of Villarrubia de los Ojos are mountainous in the north and flat in the south. The weather is quite strong with very cold winters and very hot summers. There are some mountains over 1,200 metres and the flat zone is at 550 metres above sea level in the Spanish central plateau.

References

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística (Spain)
  3. ^ Importancia de los humedales en Villarrubia

Bibliography

  • DADSON, Trevor J. (2004) "Literacy and Education in Early Modern Rural Spain: the case of Villarrubia de los Ojos" Bulletin of Spanish Studies: Hispanic Studies and Research on Spain, Portugal and Latin America, ISSN 1475-3820, Vol. 81, Nº 7-8, 2004, pags. 1011-1038.
  • DADSON, Trevor J. (2007) "Un Ricote verdadero: el licenciado Alonso Herrador de Villarrubia de los Ojos del Guadiana - morisco que vuelve." Memoria de la palabra : Actas del VI Congreso de la Asociación Internacional Siglo de Oro, Burgos-La Rioja 15-19 de julio 2002 / coord. por Francisco Domínguez Matito, María Luisa Lobato, Vol. 1, 2004, ISBN 978-84-8489-093-5, pags. 601-612.
  • DADSON, Trevor J. (2007) Los moriscos de Villarrubia de los Ojos (siglos XV-XVIII). Historia de una minoría asimilada, expulsada y reintegrada. Iberoamericana Vervuert, 1328 pp. ISBN 978-84-8489-235-9
  • DADSON, Trevor J. (2014) Tolerance and Coexistence in Early Modern Spain: Old Christians and Moriscos in the Campo de Calatrava. Rochester, NY: Tamesis. ISBN 978-1-85566-273-5.
  • JEREZ GARCÍA, Óscar (2009) "Villarrubia de los Ojos de Guadiana. Geografía, Paisaje y Medio Ambiente". CERSA, Madrid, 520 pp + CD. ISBN 978-84-92539-30-7.

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