El Viso de San Juan

El Viso de San Juan, Spain
Coat of arms of El Viso de San Juan, Spain
Coat of arms
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCastile-La Mancha
ProvinceToledo
MunicipalityEl Viso de San Juan
Area
 • Total53 km2 (20 sq mi)
Elevation653 m (2,142 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total2,339
 • Density44.1/km2 (114/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

El Viso de San Juan is a municipality located in the province of Toledo, Castile-La Mancha, Spain. According to the 2006 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 2339 inhabitants.

  • etymology

Etymology

The term "viso" is derived from a Latin word, made Spanish in the 14th century, meaning a "view" or "sight." Accordingly, it is said in a document of 1576: "...the village of El Viso is so called for being located on high, and from which one can see many villages and lands . . ."


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