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Aguilar del Río Alhama

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Long Description:

Aguilar del Río Alhama is a municipality in the district of Cervera, La Rioja. It lies among low mountains in the foothills of the Sistema Ibérico mountain range. It is part of the Lower Rioja region through which the River Alhama crosses.
-Location: It is part of the district of Cervera del Río Alhama.
-Area: 54.2 km2.
-Height: 637 metres.
-Populated areas, neighbourhoods or villages: The villages of Gutur and Inestrillas.
-Economy: Theses are farming villages (a lot of asparagus is grown) and some animals are also farmed. Population numbers have dropped dramatically over the last few years.

Tourism resources:

Church of La Asunción. It is a dressed stone and rough ashlar building from the 16th century. It has a single three section nave, octagonal chancel, four side chapels and a two sectional tower. In its interior it houses two reredos, one Neo-classicist and one Baroque. Valvanera Chapel in the highest part of Aguilar. 12th century castle in ruins. In the city council’s facade the shield of the Counts of Aguilar is seen. Every Friday there is a market in the town.


Number of inhabitants: 470
Local festivals: From 14 to 20 August, Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin and San Roque Festival. On 3 May, pilgrimage to the Chapel of Santa María de la Antigua in the abandoned village of Gutur, restored in 1919.
District: La Rioja Suroriental
Distance to the capital (Km): 98
Distances to other places (Km): Logroño: 56.7, Pamplona: 93.6, Soria: 124, Vitoria: 130, Zaragoza: 159
AEMET identifier: 26003

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