Salamanca

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Salamanca
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Coat o airms o Salamanca
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Location o Salamanca in Spain
Location o Salamanca in Spain
Coordinates: 40°58′N 5°40′W / 40.967°N 5.667°W / 40.967; -5.667
kintraSpain
Autonomous commontyCastile an León
ProvinceSalamanca
Govrenment
 • MayorAlfonso Fernando Fernández Mañueco (Partido Popular)
Area
 • Total38.6 km2 (14.9 sq mi)
Elevation
802 m (2,631 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Totmetropolitan:213,399 city:154,462
 • Density4,034/km2 (10,450/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Aurie code(s)34 (Spain) + 923 (Salamanca)
Wabsteidwww.salamanca.es

Salamanca (Spaingie pronunciation: [salaˈmaŋka]) is a ceety in northwestern Spain, the caipital o the Province of Salamanca in the community o Castile an León. Its Auld Ceety wis declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. Wi a metropolitan population o 228,881 in 2012 accordin tae the Naitional Institute o Statistics (INE), Salamanca is the seicont maist populatit urban aurie in Castile an León, efter Valladolid (414,000), an aheid o Leon (187,000) an Burgos (176,000).

It is ane o the maist important varsity ceeties in Spain an supplees 16% o Spain's mercat for the teachin o the Spaingie leid.[1][2] Salamanca attracts thoosans o internaitional students,[3] generatin a diverse environs.

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Salamanca is twinned wi:


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