Murillo de Río Leza
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Murillo de Río Leza is a municipality in the autonomous region of La Rioja with a population of 1,781. It is in the area where the Jubera and Leza Rivers meet, the River Leza being a tributary off to the right of the River Ebro. The municipality stands at 407 metres high and covers 46 km2. The main holiday is held on 3 August and the patron saint is San Esteban Protomártir.
-Location: It is part of the district of Logroño. It covers the area where the Rivers Leza and Jubera meet.
-Area: 46.16 km2.
-Height: 407 metres.
-Populated areas, neighbourhoods or villages: The town is unofficially divided into three parts from north to south: La Villa, the centre and Las Eras. The «Los Tomares» or «Las Bodegas» neighbourhood is on the other side of the River Leza.
-Economy: The main activity is farming, particularly grain, grapes and olives.
The Parish Church of San Esteban Protomártir was built in the 16th and 17th centuries. It was built in ashlar. It stands out due to its colossal proportions and its two facades, one of them with a beautiful early 18th century portal. It was appointed National Monument in 1979. The market takes place on Tuesdays and Fridays.
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