Toledo, Spain

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Toledo at sunset — The Alcázar on the left an Cathedral on the richt dominate the skyline


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Toledo is located in Spain
Coordinates: 39°51′24″N 4°1′28″W / 39.85667°N 4.02444°W / 39.85667; -4.02444
Kintra Spain Spain
Autonomous Commonty Castile-La Mancha Castile–La Mancha
Province Toledo
Comarca Toledo
Partido judicial Toledo
Settled ca. 7t Century B.C.
 • Mayor Emiliano García-Page Sánchez (PSOE)
 • Laund 232.1 km2 (89.6 sq mi)
Elevation 529 m (1,736 ft)
Population (2011)INE
 • Tot 83,108
Postcode 45001-45009
Area code(s) +34

Toledo (Laitin: Toletum, Arabic طليطلة Ṭulayṭulah) is a municipality locatit in central Spain, 70 km sooth o Madrid. It is the caipital o the province o Toledo. It is an aa the caipital o autonomous commuonty o Castile-La Mancha. It wis declared a Warld Heritage Steid bi UNESCO in 1986 for its extensive cultural an monumental heritage as ane o the umwhile caipitals o the Spainyie Empire an place o coexistence o Christian, Jewish an Muslim culturs. Mony famous fowk an airtists wur born or lived in Toledo, includin Al-Zarqali, Garcilaso de la Vega, Eleanor o Toledo, Alfonso X an El Greco. It wis an aa the place o important historic events such as the Visigothic Cooncils o Toledo. As o 2009, the ceety haes a population o 82,291 an a aurie o 232.1 km2 (89.59 square miles).

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Toledo is twinned wi:[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Sister Cities". Toledo Turismo. Patronato Municipal de Turismo. Retrieved 2008-10-16.