Canales de la Sierra
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Canales de la Sierra is a town in the autonomous region of La Rioja, 84 km from Logroño. It is in the southwest of the province, at the head of the Najerilla valley and 1027 metres above sea level. The town measures 54 km². There are around 85 registered inhabitants, although in winter this drops to around 19.
-Location: It is part of the district of Nájera. The municipality is located upriver of the Najerilla, along the southern border of the Demanda mountain range, surrounded by high peaks such as Peñalba, Quemada, Gomituerto and Cerezales.
-Area: 40 km2.
-Height: 1,027 metres.
-Economy: Canales' economy is based on livestock farming.
At the village entrance we can find the Torre del Reloj with a Papamoscas. Next to it, there is a wall with a bell in case of fire. The Parish Church of Santa María, from the 16th century, was built on the remains of a Mozarabic church. It is built with ashlar and masonry, with a single nave with three sections of different proportions and a rectangular chancel covered by a barrel vault. There are many important and emblazoned civil buildings, most of them from the 16th and 17th centuries. The bridges that join the two districts of the village, divided by the Najerilla River, also stand out.
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