Aguilar de Campoo

Aguilar de Campoo

Castle of Aguilar de Campoo

Coat of arms
Aguilar de Campoo

Location in Spain

Coordinates: 42°48′N 4°16′W / 42.800°N 4.267°W / 42.800; -4.267
Country  Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Palencia
Comarca Montaña Palentina
Judicial district Cervera
  Mayor María José Ortega Gómez
  Total 30.62 km2 (11.82 sq mi)
Elevation 892 m (2,927 ft)
Population (2009)
  Total 7,242
  Density 240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Aguilarenses
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 34800
Collegiate Church of Saint Michael, Aguilar de Campoo
Apse of the Collegiate Church of Saint Michael

Aguilar de Campoo is a town in the province of Palencia, autonomous community of Castile and León, Spain. It is close to the River Pisuerga. Its 2011 population is 7741.[1]


In 1255 Alfonso X the Wise declared it Villa Realenga (Royal Town). The town maintained that privilege until 1332.

Main sights

Religious architecture

Civil architecture



In Aguilar is Galletas Gullón factory, the largest manufacturer of biscuits in Spain and one of the largest in Europe.


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