Pinto, Madrid

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Toun streets an trees wi a square touer in the backgrund
Éboli Tower, Pinto
Banner o Pinto
Coat of airms o Pinto
Coat airms
Pinto is located in Spain
Coordinates: 40°15′N 3°42′W / 40.250°N 3.700°W / 40.250; -3.700Coordinates: 40°15′N 3°42′W / 40.250°N 3.700°W / 40.250; -3.700
Autonomous commontyMadrid
ComarcaMadrid metropolitan aurie
 • MayorMiriam Rabaneda
 • Total62.7 km2 (24.2 sq mi)
604 m (1,982 ft)
 • Total43,501
 • Density690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Pinto is a municipality which became a toun in the 1990s an is in the sooth o the autonomous commonty o Madrid, central Spain.

Umwhile, the belief wis that Pinto sat on the geographic middle o the Iberian Peninsula, hence its name comes frae the Laitin Punctum, "point". It haes a monument tae this debatable fact.

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  • Ermita de San Antón ("Saunt Anthony Abbot hermitage"). Its environs is nou transformit bi the construction o a maw. The hermitage haed been rebuilt durin the 19t hunderyear.
  • Ermita del Cristo ("Christ hermitage") In its interior is a crucifeed Christ that enjoys great popular fervor.
  • Iglesia parroquial de Santo Domingo de Silos ("Pairish o Saunt Dominic o Silos")
  • Éboli touer, whaur the princess o Eboli wis held.
  • Centro Cultural Infanta Cristina. It wis thocht till recently that this biggin, then kent as Casa de la Cadena (Hoose o the Chain), providit accommodation for the Catholic Monarchs, but serious historical studies hae dispruivit such a possibility.
  • MUSEO DE HOPIADORES Its exterior is somewha blue pink an red
  • Centro Municipal de Cultura ("Local Cultur Centre")
  • Francisco Rabal Toun Theatre
  • Regional pairk o the Sootheast

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in 2010, corruption allegations were rife and well reported in the Spanish media to do with the mayor

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