Belmonte de Gracián

Belmonte de Gracián

Belmón de Grazián
Vista de Belmonte de Gracián, Zaragoza, España, 2015-09-16, JD 04.JPG
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Belmonte de Gracián is located in Aragon
Belmonte de Gracián
Belmonte de Gracián
Location in Spain.
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Belmonte de Gracián is located in Spain
Belmonte de Gracián
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Belmonte de Gracián (Spain)
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Coordinates: 41°18′58″N 1°32′35″W / 41.31611°N 1.54306°W / 41.31611; -1.54306
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Aragon
Province Zaragoza
Comarca Comunidad de Calatayud
Area
 • Total 43.7 km2 (16.9 sq mi)
Elevation
646 m (2,119 ft)
Population
 (2018) [1]
 • Total 198
 • Density 4.5/km2 (12/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Belmontinos
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)

Belmonte de Gracián (Aragonese: Belmón de Grazián) is a village near Calatayud in the province of Zaragoza in Aragon, Spain. It is fortified village which sits at the foot of a 15th-century castle.

It is the birthplace of Baltasar Gracián y Morales.

The archaeological remains of the Celtiberian and Romano-Celtiberian town of Segeda-Sekeiza are located between Belmonte de Gracián and the nearby town of Mara.

Main sights

  • Castle, with an oval plan
  • Church of St. Michael (15th century), in Gothic style. It has a Mudéjar bell tower.
  • Hermitage of the Castle
  • Watch Tower (10th century)
  • Fortified Palace (14th century)

References

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


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