Lara de los Infantes
|Lara de los Infantes|
|Autonomous community||Castile and León|
|Comarca||Sierra de la Demanda|
|Municipality||Jurisdicción de Lara|
It is the seat of the municipality of Jurisdicción de Lara, which includes a few more inhabitants as it includes other localities like Paúles de Lara, and Aceña de Lara. It is situated in the shire of Sierra de la Demanda 45 kilometers from the city of Burgos.
Although sparsely populated today, the area was important in Roman times. In the Middle Ages it formed part of the Alfoz of Lara, where the Lara family had its hereditary base.