Jalón de Cameros
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Jalón de Cameros is a municipality in the autonomous region of La Rioja in the basin formed by the River Leza and in the district of Camero Viejo.
-Location: It is part of the district of Torrecilla en Cameros.
-Location: 8.4 km2.
-Height: 876 metres.
-Economy: The village has lost almost all its population. The few remaining inhabitants earn their living through forestry and livestock farming.
The Parish Church of San Miguel is built in rough ashlar and masonry. Most of it dates 16th century, although the tower, the sacristy and the choir date a century later. It has a single nave with two sections, and an octagonal chancel with five facing walls. In its interior the highlights are the great reredos, a 16th century Mannerist image of San Sebastián and a 17th century image of the Immaculate Conception. The Chapel of Santo Cristo del Humilladero is a domed ashlar and masonry construction. Its interior houses a small one section reredos with undulated shaft Corinthian columns and round pediment where a coat of arms dated 1699 is seen.
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