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Villanueva de los Infantes

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Villanueva de los Infantes
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Villanueva de los Infantes is located in Spain
Villanueva de los Infantes
Villanueva de los Infantes
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 38°44′3″N 3°1′0″W / 38.73417°N 3.01667°W / 38.73417; -3.01667
Autonomous commontyCastile-La Mancha
ProvinceCiudad Real
ComarcaCampo de Montiel
 • MayorGabino Marco Solera
 • Total135.06 km2 (52.15 sq mi)
880 m (2,890 ft)
 • Total5,727
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s)infanteño (m), infanteña (f)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code

Villanueva de los Infantes is a municipality in the province o Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha, Spain. It haes a population o 5727 fowk.

It is the caipital o the comarca (region) Campo de Montiel an aw. It haes been designatit bi the Universidad Complutense de Madrid as "El Lugar de La Mancha" (The Place in La Mancha) mentioned at the stairt o Don Quixote bi Miguel Cervantes. It is kent as the place whaur Francisco de Quevedo dee'd an aw; his remains wur foond in 2007 in the kirk o San Andrés Apostol (St. Andra's Kirk). The convent is nou the kirk o "Santo Domingo" an this room is situatit athin it.

The economy is based on tourism, wine an olives.

The toun shoudna be ramfeeselt wi anither Villanueva de los Infantes, in the province o Valladolid, whilk is pairt o the Castile an León autonomous commonty.

Villanueva de los Infantes is member o the cultural programme Ruta Ñ tae promote the Spainyie leid an cultur. Photo: Students o Spainyie in the "Casa de los Estudios" (Villanueva de los Infantes).