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Tourist map of Burgos (clickable): scale 1cm= km
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1- type 

Covarrubias

: Charming place with semi-wooden houses and the tomb of Fernán González.

2- type 

Lerma

: This place has become famous thanks to the Duke of Lerma (Felipe III). Attractions are the Ducal Palace (Palacio Ducal), the Convento de Santa Clara and the collegiate church (San Pedro).



3- type 

Sierra de la Demanda

: Unspoilt nature area with beautiful rounded hills on the border with La Rioja.

4- type 

Briviesca

: Town northeast of Burgos with a few interesting churches (including Monasterio de Santa Clara).

5- type 

Cathedral of Burgos

: One of the largest (Gothic) cathedrals (Santa Maria) of Spain was founded in 1221. The construction took three centuries to complete. The city Burgos was the former capital of Spain (Castilla) until 1492. When planning your visit include also: Casa del Cordon, old city gates and the Monastery of las Huelgas.

6- type 

Monasterio de Santo Domingo de Silos

: Monastery from the 11th century in the Tabladillo Valley in the south of Burgos with beautiful Romanesque cloisters.

The weather and climate

1) Current weather in Burgos (temperature, precipitation).



2) Weather forecast Burgos

3) Weather forecast for tomorrow (meteo online - spanish radar for precipitation): see left.

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General Information Burgos

population: 365.972 (0,8%, 36e)
density (people/km2): 26 (40e)
area (km2): 14.291 (2,8%, 11e)
cities: Miranda de Ebro, Aranda de Duero
sun hours in winter: 3
sun hours in summer: 10
tourism (%): 0,6 (34e)
bed places per km2: 0,6 (40e)
landscape: mountains, river-plains
highest elevation point: San Millán 2.131 meter
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Land use Burgos

 Forest   3158 km2 
 22% 
 Other nature   2042 km2 
 14% 
 Agriculture   7835 km2 
 55% 
 Grassland   1114 km2 
 8% 
 Water   80 km2 
 1% 
 Urban area   30 km2 
 0% 

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

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