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Brihuega
Brihuega
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Official seal of Brihuega
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Brihuega is located in Province of Guadalajara
Brihuega
Brihuega
Brihuega is located in Castilla-La Mancha
Brihuega
Brihuega
Brihuega is located in Spain
Brihuega
Brihuega
Coordinates: 40°45?38?N 2°52?09?W / 40.76056°N 2.86917°W / 40.76056; -2.86917Coordinates: 40°45?38?N 2°52?09?W / 40.76056°N 2.86917°W / 40.76056; -2.86917
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castilla-La Mancha
ProvinceGuadalajara
ComarcaLa Alcarria
MunicipalityBrihuega
Area
 o Total296.41 km2 (114.44 sq mi)
Elevation
920 m (3,020 ft)
Population
(2018)[1]
 o Total2,399
 o Density8.1/km2 (21/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ClimateCfb

Brihuega is a municipality located in the province of Guadalajara, Spain. According to the 2007 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 2,835 inhabitants.

In 1710 a hard-fought battle took place in the township between Lord Stanhope's troops and the Franco-Spanish army during the War of the Spanish Succession. The town was also the scenario of violent battles during the Battle of Guadalajara in the Spanish Civil War.

Further reading

  • Altman, Ida. Transatlantic Ties in the Spanish Empire: Brihuega, Spain and Puebla, Mexico 1560-1620. Stanford: Stanford University Press 2000.
  • García López, Juan Catalina. El fuero de Brihuega. Madrid: Manuel G. Hernández 1887.
  • Niño Rodríguez, Antonio. Organización social y actividades productivas en una villa castellana del antiguo régimen: Brihuega. Guadalajara: caja de Ahorro Provincial de Guadalajara 1985.
  • Pérez Moreno, Camilo. Tradiciones religiosas en España: La Virgen de la Peña de Brihuega. Madrid: Asilo de Huérfanos de de S.C. de Jesús, 1884.
  • Rodríguez Gutiérrez, Miguel. Bosquejo histórico de Brihuega y sus pueblos. Madrid: T. Sánchez 1981.

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See also

References

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 2019.

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