Province of Toledo

Province of Toledo
Provincia de Toledo


Coat of arms

Map of Spain with Province of Toledo highlighted
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile-La Mancha
Capital Toledo
  Total 15,370 km2 (5,930 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 8th
  Rank Ranked
Parliament Cortes Generales

Toledo is a province of central Spain, in the western part of the autonomous community of Castile–La Mancha. It is bordered by the provinces of Madrid, Cuenca, Ciudad Real, Badajoz, Cáceres, and Ávila.

Of the province's 711,228 people (2012), only about 1/9 live in the capital, Toledo, which is also capital of the autonomous community. The most populated city in the province is Talavera de la Reina with 88,755 inhabitants (2012).

The province contains 204 municipalities. The smallest municipality in Spain, Illán de Vacas, with a population of 8, is in Toledo province. See List of municipalities in Toledo.

The province shares the Parque Nacional de Cabañeros with Ciudad Real province.

Arms of the province of Toledo

Since 2013 the province of Toledo uses the arms of the city, the imperial double-headed eagle Sable bearing an escutcheon with the arms of Castile and Leon, party per pale with the arms of the former Kingdom of Toledo. The eagle is flanked by the pillars of Hercules.[1]

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Coordinates: 39°50′N 4°00′W / 39.833°N 4.000°W / 39.833; -4.000

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