Province of Toledo
|Province of Toledo|
Provincia de Toledo
Map of Spain with Province of Toledo highlighted
|Autonomous community||Castile-La Mancha|
|• Total||15,370 km2 (5,930 sq mi)|
|Area rank||Ranked 8th|
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).
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.
Notes and references
- "La Diputación de Toledo presenta su nuevo escudo" [Province of Toledo Council Office presents its new coat of arms]. ABC.es (in Spanish). 2013-10-18. Retrieved 2014-05-01.
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