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photo of León
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Tourist map León (clickable) - Region  Castile and León
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culture  Culture
nature  Nature
religion  Religion
architecture bulding  Archt.
museum  Museum
sport recreation  Activity
amusement park zoo  Am. Park
location of León

1 type 


: City with a very impressive Gothic cathedral (Santa Maria de Regla). Other top attractions are: Palacio de los Guzmanes (parliament), Casa de Botines (Gaudi) and the parador (Monasterio San Marcos) outside the center.

2 type 


: City in the El Bierzo valley on the river Sil totally surrounded by mountains with the castle Castillo de los Templarios.

3 type 

Las Médulas

: Spectacular scenery in Ponferrada (old gold mine from the Roman time).

4 type 


: Bishop City west of Leon with many religious buildings (churches, cathedral) and the bishop's palace of Gaudí.

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General Information León

Population:497.387 (1,1%, 32e)
Density (people/km2):32 (35e)
Area (km2):15.581 (3,0%, 7e)
Main cities:Ponferrada, Astorga
Sun hours in winter:4
Sun hours in summer:11
Tourism (%):0,8 (26e)
Bed places per km2:0,7 (37e)
Landscape:mountains, plain
Highest elevation point:Torre Cerredo 2.648 meter

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Land use León

 Forest   6654 km2 
 Other nature   3637 km2 
 Agriculture   4681 km2 
 Grassland   430 km2 
 Water   110 km2 
 Urban area   36 km2 

Climate: Mean temperature (C) and Precipitaion (mm)

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Current weather in Leon (temperature, precipitation).
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