Toledo, Spain

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Toledo
City
Toledo at sunrise — The Alcázar on the left and Cathedral on the right dominate the skyline
Toledo at sunrise — The Alcázar on the left and Cathedral on the right dominate the skyline
Flag of Toledo
Coat of arms of Toledo
Nickname(s): 
La ciudad Imperial (The Imperial City)
Toledo is located in Spain
Toledo
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
CountrySpain
Autonomous CommunityCastile–La Mancha
ProvinceToledo
ComarcaToledo
Partido judicialToledo
SettledPre-Roman
Government
 • MayorEmiliano García-Page Sánchez (PSOE)
Area
 • Land232.1 km2 (89.6 sq mi)
Elevation
529 m (1,736 ft)
Population
 (2012)INE
 • Total84,019
Postcode
45001-45009
Area code(s)+34
Websitehttp://www.ayto-toledo.org/

Toledo is a city in Spain with a population of 85,000. 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]

  • Hannah Lynch (1898), Toledo, Mediaeval Towns, London: J.M. Dent & Co., OCLC 150311124

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