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Puebla de Sanabria
|Autonomous community||Castile and León|
|• Mayor||José Fernández Blanco|
|• Total||81.39 km2 (31.42 sq mi)|
|Elevation||960 m (3,150 ft)|
|• Density||17/km2 (45/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
It is the economic and political centre of the comarca of Sanabria.
Well known as one of the oldest settlements in the province of Zamora, its roots could get to be documented around year 509 where it appears in a record from the Council of Lugo. Some authors have the opinion that the information here found refers to the whole region instead referring only to the town. More accurate documentation can be found around the 10th century in which existed as "urbe Senabrie" indicated as organization center for its surrounding area.
- the castle built around the 15th century by the Count of Benavente
- Romanesque-Gothic church of Nuestra Señora de Azogue (13th century)
- Hermitage of San Cayetano, in Baroque style (17th century)
- Isabeline Town Hall (16th century).
- Fort of San Carlos
- Jesús Requejo San Román (1880-1936), Catholic activist, politician
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- Fiestas de las Victorias, de Puebla de Sanabria
- Portal de Turismo de Sanabria
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