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

Enciso

: In the southeast corner of La Rioja, the Jurassic Park of Spain, many fossil footprints of dinosaurs can be found. In the village, the museum Centro Paleontológico can be visited.

2- type 

Santo Domingo de la Calzada

: Religious town in the west of this wine-province at the Oja river on the pilgrim route to Santiago de Compostela. There is a cathedral, a monastery and a parador.



3- type 

San Millán de la Cogolla

: Beautiful twins monastery: Yuso (in the valley) and Suso (on a hill). The monastery is located 30 kilometers west of the capital, Logroño.

4- type 

Valvanera

: A holy place for the people from Rioja. This Benedictine monastery is located in the wild nature of Sierra de la Domanda.

The weather and climate

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



2) Weather forecast Logroño

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

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General Information La Rioja

population: 308.968 (0,7%, 17e)
density (people/km2): 61 (12e)
area (km2): 5.045 (1,0%, 16e)
cities: Calahorra, Arnedo
sun hours in winter: 3
sun hours in summer: 10
tourism (%): 0,4 (17e)
bed places per km2: 1,1 (12e)
landscape: wine region, rivers, mountains
highest elevation point: San Lorenzo 2.271 meter
News from La Rioja.


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Youtube La Rioja video - motion pictures



Land use La Rioja

 Forest   1469 km2 
 29% 
 Other nature   953 km2 
 19% 
 Agriculture   2458 km2 
 49% 
 Grassland   134 km2 
 3% 
 Water   27 km2 
 1% 
 Urban area   13 km2 
 0% 

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

Weather forecast  



Weather Logrono