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Albendiego / Region: It saws




Castile The Spot

Habt. / Ine 2004



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ZIP code



949 307608



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History 1886

I populate, that belongs to the province of Guadalajara, from which 14 is distant leagues; three of the administrative area of Atienza, and 24 of the hearing ancient, and general captaincy of Madrid. It is placed in the skirts of the saw of Tall King, in the margin of the Bornoba, surrounded of pine groves and fought by the wind N. that does his cold climate, and inclined to pains sideways and pneumonia. It has approximately 130 neighbors in a few moderately built houses, which form several streets quite uncomfortable for the soil moisture. There is also a source of water esquisita, the chapels of La Soledad y San Roque, and out of the population, in the middle of the fertile plain, the parochial Church of the first ascent, dedicated to Sta. Cohillock, virgin and martyr. The abbot of this one I title, dignity of the Chair of Sigüenza, the priest was a parish priest; it was perceiving all the tithes, and a priest was naming with 3.500 real ones of endowment. One believes that this abbey was founded with the household chores, which the Templarios were possessing in that territory, and, they were consisting in the same Church of Sta. Cohillock, an immediate castle to her with house and garden, the titled chapel of the Tall Saint King, placed in more high place of the saw, another ruined castle, contiguous to the same one, and all the ground of plain and mount, which comes up between both sanctums. More than 70 years since, it has erected this Church in parish own. The term of the Town, it borders on those of Somolinos; Condemios, Ujados, Gascueña and Campisábalos. It comprises 7.810 grain measures of, the first, second and third quality, and several orchards with fruit trees. The area, it is humid, rough, of bad grounds in mounts and very fertile in the plain; the ways are of horseshoe, and her industry of his inhabitants, in addition to which they demand his to agriculture compilations, it consists of the carpentry; they saw the pines, and do many wooden furniture. Albendiégo is distant of Sigüenza seven leagues, possesses house rectoral, and corresponds to arciprestazgo of Galve, being he, I center of Conferences, where they assist Condemios and Somolinos. THE river Bornoba, of which mention has been done , is born a little more above of the famous Somolinos lagoon; it enters this one and his wealth goes out of her increased; it passes for Somolinos, low to Albendiégo, in whose term receives the waters of the river of Condemios, which forms of two creeks, which are born in the pine groves of Condemios of above: it crosses for close to Prádena, his course increases later with the river Laundry room and Pelagallinas, it continues for Gascueña term, receives below Hamlets the waters of other river, which is born in the saws         of Tall King for top of Aldeanueva, and for between The Ordial, Bustares, The Plain mountains and The Plain mountains, continues his course to cut the term of Alcorló, where, before to come to famous Congosto, absorbs the river Rein that goes down for between Somolinos and Robredarcas; it crosses the Canyon, to go out aside of San Andrés, for whose term happens to that of Membrillera, in Cogolludo administrative area. In this trajectory, it moves several flour mills, and has several wooden and stones bridges.


The Albendiego place name is influenced by his geographical situation, for the long time, on the border between the kingdoms Saracens and Christians.
The Town, is placed to the north of the province, in this one mountain region limited by the saws of the Tall King and the Saw He peels, inside the routes of the Romanesque rural one and the architecture black, replete with places virgins in view of the traveler, furrowed for the Springing river that, in his term, changes his name for of Bornova.
The transformations that in a few years the way has suffered, degrading it up to a few worrying limits, have been for aggressions of the man, while the administration has remained impassively.

Art and monuments:
• Church of Holy Cohillock (XIIth century, historical - artistic monument) Romanesque rural with Gothic front of the XVIth century.

Traditional holidays:
• management Holidays, On August 16

Natural places:
• Precincts of the Church of Holy Cohillock.
• Bank of the Rio Bornova

Fauna and flora:
• major and minor hunting Species
• Holm oaks, carrascos, gayuba and aromatic plants
(ftes. to see links and Delegation of Cuenca)

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