Candeleda

What is Candeleda known for?


play music

is an ancient and rural population centre that preserves traditions and forms of social relationships like rondas, informal groups of neighbours and friends who come together during the village festival or at Christmas to sing, play music and dance in the street with guitars, lutes, cauldrons, mortars and pestles (Mortar and pestle), Anisette bottles and also zambombas (rustic drums) at Christmas. Traditional musical genres have been preserved especially rondeñas, Malagueñas


local school

Hermitage.JPG Saint Blaise's Hermitage File:Rollo Judicial de Candeleda.JPG Candeleda's Pillory Sights * '''Ethnographic Museum''' : The museum, located in a building on Corredera Street that was once the local school and an antimalarial dispensary, has two floors each of 100 m2 with three different exhibitions, two of them temporary (in 2012 «Candeleda, a royal visit "and" Celts in Southern Gredos'). The third is permanent and ethnographic in nature and you can see a coat of arms from the sixteenth century, as well as items donated by townspeople, such as two millstones from the Iron Age and an apothecary pestle. The museum, which opened in April 2012, cost € 377 000 to complete. Category:Municipalities in the Province of Ávila Category:Populated places in the Province of Ávila


great variety

source Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente. Datos de precipitación para el periodo 1967-1987 y de temperatura para el periodo 1961-1987 en Candeleda Flora and fauna The municipality’s different bioclimatic floors allow a great variety of vegetation. Chestnuts (Castanea sativa), Quercus pyrenaica Pyrenean oaks


musical+cultural

the Candeledan musical anthropologist, is held every August. 2012 was the eighteenth year that the town held the festival. Gastronomy File:Spanishsmokedpaprika.jpg thumb 135px Paprika


cultural+title

the Candeledan musical anthropologist, is held every August. 2012 was the eighteenth year that the town held the festival. Gastronomy File:Spanishsmokedpaprika.jpg thumb 135px Paprika


traditional musical

is an ancient and rural population centre that preserves traditions and forms of social relationships like rondas, informal groups of neighbours and friends who come together during the village festival or at Christmas to sing, play music and dance in the street with guitars, lutes, cauldrons, mortars and pestles (Mortar and pestle), Anisette bottles and also zambombas (rustic drums) at Christmas. Traditional musical genres have been preserved especially rondeñas, Malagueñas


junta

Toledo ), 61 km away, and Plasencia (Cáceres (Province of Cáceres)), 120 km away. The altitude of the municipality ranges from the 252 m of the Rosarito reservoir and the 2592 m of the Almanzor peak (Pico Almanzor), the highest point of the Central System mountains range (Sistema Central). Junta de Castilla y León Estudio de Necesidades Formativas en Ámbitos Rurales

Municipal Auditorium Education and Culture For nursery and primary education, the municipality has the Almanzor (Pico Almanzor) Public (State school) Primary School, Junta de Castilla y León Estudio de Necesidades Formativas en Ámbitos Rurales de Castilla y León II. Consultado el 24 de octubre de 2012. http

title Inaugurado el nuevo Auditorio con capacidad para más de trescientas personas url http: www.diariodeavila.es noticia.cfm Provincia 20110329 inaugurado nuevo auditorio capacidad mas 300 personas EFCA65B4-C89B-202A-17385D1F4A2E5564?navrss publisher Diario de Ávila Health Candeleda has a health centre run by the Castile and León Health Service (SACYL). SACYL have signed several agreements with the Junta


de

and León , Spain.Is also known as "La Andalucía de Ávila" According to the 2011 INE (Instituto Nacional de Estadística (Spain)) census, the municipality has a population of 5,213 inhabitants, making it the fifth largest municipality in the province after Ávila (Ávila, Spain) –the capital–, Arévalo, Arenas de San Pedro and Las Navas del Marqués.

densidad a2011 Instituto Nacional de Estadística Población, superficie y densidad por CCAA y provincias. Fuentes del Instituto Geográfico Nacional y del Padrón de 2011. Consultado el 25 de octubre de 2012. The town is located on the southern hillside of the Gredos mountains (Sierra de Gredos), 432 m above sea level, giving it a microclimate with a thermal regime of mild winters and hot summers and average summer temperatures of 26 °C. Candeleda is related, economically


history culture

de Ávila accessdate 3 January 2013 * '''Casa de la Judería''' (Jewry's House) : The House of Jewry is a small museum and cultural space used to publicise the history, culture and traditional cuisine of Candeleda. Paintings, photographs, sculptures and other art forms


photographs+sculptures

de Ávila accessdate 3 January 2013 * '''Casa de la Judería''' (Jewry's House) : The House of Jewry is a small museum and cultural space used to publicise the history, culture and traditional cuisine of Candeleda. Paintings, photographs, sculptures and other art forms

Candeleda

'''Candeleda''' ( ) is a town and municipality located in the province of Ávila, in the autonomous community (Autonomous communities of Spain) of Castile and León, Spain.Is also known as "La Andalucía de Ávila" According to the 2011 INE (Instituto Nacional de Estadística (Spain)) census, the municipality has a population of 5,213 inhabitants, making it the fifth largest municipality in the province after Ávila (Ávila, Spain) –the capital–, Arévalo, Arenas de San Pedro and Las Navas del Marqués. Instituto Nacional de Estadística Población, superficie y densidad por CCAA y provincias. Fuentes del Instituto Geográfico Nacional y del Padrón de 2011. Consultado el 25 de octubre de 2012. The town is located on the southern hillside of the Gredos mountains (Sierra de Gredos), 432 m above sea level, giving it a microclimate with a thermal regime of mild winters and hot summers and average summer temperatures of 26 °C.

Candeleda is related, economically and culturally, with the neighbouring town of Arenas de San Pedro and the Tiétar (Tiétar River) valley in Castile and León, the region of La Vera in Extremadura, as well as the ''Campana de Oropesa'' (Oropesa, Spain) region and the city of Talavera de la Reina in Castile-La Mancha. Due to the relatively long distance between Candeleda and Ávila, links with the capital are limited to administrative and medical matters. The village festival and processions in honour of the town's patron saint, the Virgin of Chilla, are held annually on the second and third Sunday of September.

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