Palacios de la Sierra

Palacios de la Sierra
Municipality and town
View of Palacios de la Sierra, 2009
View of Palacios de la Sierra, 2009
Flag of Palacios de la Sierra
Official seal of Palacios de la Sierra
Location in Spain
Location in Spain
Autonomous communityCastile and León Castile and León
ProvinceFlag of Burgos Burgos
ComarcaSierra de la Demanda
 • Total70.40 km2 (27.18 sq mi)
Elevation1,068 m (3,504 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total791
 • Density11.24/km2 (29.1/sq mi)
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code09680

Palacios de la Sierra is a small town and municipality in the Spanish province of Burgos. The local economy is primarily based on agriculture and logging.

Historical and architectural points of interest include the 16th-century church of Santa Eulalia, the Hermitage of Nuestra Señora del Arroyal (17th century), the necropolis of El Castillo (6th and 7th centuries), the necropolis of Nava (14th century), the necropolis of Bañuelos (14th century?), as well as several medieval bridges.

Town Holidays: Santiago, Santa Ana y la Virgen del Arroyal (July 25, 26, and 27), Santa Eulalia (December 10).

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