Ponferrada

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Ponferrada
Flag of Ponferrada
Flag
Official seal of Ponferrada
Seal
Coordinates: Coordinates: 42°32′40″N 2°54′10″W / 42.54444°N 2.90278°W / 42.54444; -2.90278
CountrySpain
Autonomous CommunityCastilla y León
ProvinceLeón
RegionEl Bierzo
Founded11th century
Government
 • MayorJ. C. López Riesco (PP)
Area
 • Total283 km2 (109 sq mi)
Elevation
544 m (1,785 ft)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total65,984
 • Density233.15/km2 (603.9/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
244xx
Area code(s)987
Websitewww.ponferrada.org

Ponferrada is a town and municipality of the Región of El Bierzo (province of León, Castilla y León, in Spain. About 66,000 people were living here as of 2005.

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