Ponferrada

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Ponferrada
Facade o the Templar Castle, biggit in the 12t century
Facade o the Templar Castle, biggit in the 12t century
Coat o airms o Ponferrada
Coat o airms
Ponferrada is locatit in Spain
Ponferrada
Ponferrada
Coordinates: 42°33′N 6°35′W / 42.550°N 6.583°W / 42.550; -6.583Coordinates: 42°33′N 6°35′W / 42.550°N 6.583°W / 42.550; -6.583
Kintra Spain
Region Castile an León
ProvinceProvince o León León
Comarca El Bierzo
Foundit11t century
Govrenment
 • MayorSamuel Folgueral Arias (independent)
Area
 • Total283 km2 (109 sq mi)
Elevation
544 m (1,785 ft)
Population
 (2008)
 • Tot69,769
 • Density233.15/km2 (603.9/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
244xx
Aurie code(s)987
ClimateCsb
Wabsteidwww.ponferrada.org

Ponferrada (Spaingie pronunciation: [pomfeˈraða], frae the Laitin Pons Ferrata, Airn Brig) is the caipital ceety o El Bierzo in the Province o León, Spain.