Calanda, Spain

Calanda
Skyline of Calanda
Official seal of Calanda
Seal
Calanda, Spain is located in Spain
Calanda, Spain
Coordinates: 40°56′27″N 0°13′54″W / 40°56′27″N 0°13′54″W / 40.94083; -0.23167UTC+2 (CEST)

Calanda is a town in the province of Teruel, Aragon, Spain. It lies on the southern fringe of the Ebro river basin, at the confluence of the Rivers Guadalope and Guadalopillo.

The climate is transitional between Mediterranean and Continental.

The local economy is based upon agriculture, especially the cultivation of peaches and olives, both of which have Protected Designation of Origin status: Melocotón de Calanda in the case of the peach production and Aceite del Bajo Aragón for the olive oil. Other agricultural products are almonds and other fruits as well as some cereals.

Calanda is the birthplace of Spanish film director Luis Buñuel.

Historic structures

  • Acueducto de Los Arcos
  • Ermita del Humilladero (16th century)
  • Templo del Pilar (17th century)
  • Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza (17th century)
  • Convento del Desierto (17th century)
  • Casa Fortón-Cascajares (18th century)
  • Casa Buñuel (20th century)
Other Languages
aragonés: Calanda
asturianu: Calanda
تۆرکجه: کالاندا
Bân-lâm-gú: Calanda (Se-pan-gâ)
български: Каланда
català: Calanda
čeština: Calanda (město)
español: Calanda
Esperanto: Calanda
euskara: Calanda
فارسی: کالاندا
français: Calanda
galego: Calanda
Bahasa Melayu: Calanda, Sepanyol
Nederlands: Calanda (gemeente)
occitan: Calanda
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Calanda
polski: Calanda
português: Calanda
română: Calanda
українська: Каланда (Теруель)
Tiếng Việt: Calanda
中文: 卡兰达