Daimiel

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Daimiel
Municipality
Flag of Daimiel
Coat of arms of Daimiel
Daimiel is located in Spain
Daimiel
Daimiel
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 39°4′20″N 3°36′52″W / 39.07222°N 3.61444°W / 39.07222; -3.61444
Country Spain
Autonomous Community Castile-La Mancha
ProvinceCiudad Real
ComarcaCampo de Calatrava
Government
 • MayorLeopoldo Jerónimo Sierra Gallardo (PP)
Area
 • Total438 km2 (169 sq mi)
Elevation627 m (2,057 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total18,051
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST (GMT +2))
Postal code
13250
Area code+34 (Spain) + 926 (Ciudad Real)
Websitewww.daimiel.es

Daimiel is a municipality in Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha, Spain. It has a population of 17,342, and a mechanical industry.[2] The football club is Daimiel CF. The Tablas de Daimiel National Park, a well-known but endangered wetland natural reserve, lies partly within the boundaries of the town.

History[edit]

Daimiel is the location of the Motilla del Azuer, a Bronze Age fortification.

The "Martyrs of Daimiel" were killed here in 1936 during the Spanish Civil War.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  2. ^ "Vestas restarts Spanish blade factory after Coronavirus measures approved". Recharge | Latest renewable energy news. 23 March 2020.

Coordinates: 39°05′N 3°37′W / 39.083°N 3.617°W / 39.083; -3.617