Belorado

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Belorado
Municipality and town
View of Belorado, 2012
View of Belorado, 2012
Flag of Belorado
Flag
Coat of arms of Belorado
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
Tiene Tirón ("Has Tirón")
Municipal location of Belorado in Burgos province
Municipal location of Belorado in Burgos province
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCastile and León Castile and León
ProvinceFlag of Burgos Burgos
ComarcaMontes de Oca
Government
 • MayorLuis Jorge del Barco López (PP)
Area
 • Total130 km2 (50 sq mi)
Elevation
772 m (2,533 ft)
Population
(2012)
 • Total2,082
 • Density16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
09250
Websitehttp://www.belorado.org/

Belorado is a village and municipality in Spain, belonging to the Province of Burgos, in the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. It has a population of approximately 2,100 inhabitants. It is also known for being a city in the Way of Saint James.

The municipality of Belorado is made up of six towns: Belorado (seat or capital), Avellanosa de Rioja, Eterna, Puras de Villafranca, Quintanaloranco, Loranquillo and San Miguel de Pedroso.

Belorado is known for the annual Feria Alfonsina festival.[1] The village also attracts hikers along the Camino de Santiago trail from Najera.[2]

In the town is the Church of Santa Maria.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Spain and Portugal’s cities go all out to celebrate their patron saints". The Associated Press, April 16, 2015, By Giovanna Dell’Orto
  2. ^ "Camino walk inspires local trekkers". The Westerner, Lee Oliver August 28, 2015
  3. ^ Stuart Butler (2010). Hiking in Spain. Lonely Planet. pp. 316–. ISBN 978-1-74104-470-6.

External links[edit]

Ethnologic museum in San Miguel de Pedroso, Belorado municipality


Coordinates: 42°25′N 3°11′W / 42.417°N 3.183°W / 42.417; -3.183




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