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image photo of the flag of León
Tourist map of León (clickable): scale 1cm= km
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1- type 

León

: 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 

Ponferrada

: 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 

Astorga

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

The weather and climate

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



2) Weather forecast León

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

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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)
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
News from León.


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Youtube León video - motion pictures



Land use León

 Forest   6654 km2 
 43% 
 Other nature   3637 km2 
 23% 
 Agriculture   4681 km2 
 30% 
 Grassland   430 km2 
 3% 
 Water   110 km2 
 1% 
 Urban area   36 km2 
 0% 

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

Weather forecast  



Weather León