Las Torres de Cotillas

Las Torres de Cotillas
Municipality
Coat of arms of Las Torres de Cotillas
Coat of arms
Las Torres de Cotillas is located in Spain
Las Torres de Cotillas
Las Torres de Cotillas
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 38°1′35″N 1°14′37″W / 38°1′35″N 1°14′37″W / 38.02639; -1.24361
Country Spain
Autonomous communityRegion of Murcia
ProvinceMurcia
ComarcaVega Media del Segura
Judicial districtMolina de Segura
Government
 • MayorDomingo Coronado (PP)
Area
 • Total38 km2 (15 sq mi)
Elevation82 m (269 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total21,062
 • Density550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Torreños
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code30565
WebsiteOfficial website

Las Torres de Cotillas is a Spanish municipality in the autonomous community of Murcia.

A Roman villa existed here in the 2nd century BC. Despite the presence of two Moorish settlements in the Middle Ages, the modern town was founded in 1318.

West of Torres de Cotillas at 38°1'35"N 1°15'15"W there is a 186 metres tall guyed radio mast used for mediumwave broadcasting on 855 kHz with 100 kW.



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