Toledo, Spain

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Toledo
City
Toledo at sunrise — The Alcázar on the left and Cathedral on the right dominate the skyline

Flag

Coat of arms
Toledo, Spain is located in Spain
Toledo
Coordinates: 39°51′24″N 4°1′28″W / 39.85667°N 4.02444°W / 39.85667; -4.02444Coordinates: 39°51′24″N 4°1′28″W / 39.85667°N 4.02444°W / 39.85667; -4.02444
Country Spain Spain
Autonomous Community Template:Country data Castile-La Mancha Castile–La Mancha
Province Toledo
Comarca Toledo
Partido judicial Toledo
Settled Pre-Roman
Government
 • Mayor Emiliano García-Page Sánchez (PSOE)
Area
 • Land 232.1 km2 (89.6 sq mi)
Elevation 529 m (1,736 ft)
Population (2012)INE
 • Total 84,019
Postcode 45001-45009
Area code(s) +34
Twin cities
 • Toledo, Ohio United States
 • Nara Japan
 • Agen France
 • Safed Israel
 • Veliko Tarnovo Bulgaria
 • Aachen Germany
 • Corpus Christi United States

Toledo is a city in Spain with a population of 75,000. It is a historical city with a lot of monuments. The city was important from the Roman period to the 18th century. It is the capital of the autonomous community of Castile-La Mancha and the Toledo province. Many famous people and artists were born or lived in this city, including Garcilaso de la Vega, Alfonso X and El Greco. A city in Ohio was named after this.

Map of Spain with Toledo shown in red

Sinagoga del Tránsito[change | change source]

Panoramic photo of Toledo

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Further reading[change | change source]

      , http://archive.org/stream/toledostoryanol00lyncgoog#page/n9/mode/2up

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