Cobeja

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Cobeja
municipality
Official seal of Cobeja
Seal
Cobeja.png
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile-La Mancha
Province Toledo
Area
 • Total 17.37 km2 (6.71 sq mi)
Elevation 504 m (1,654 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 2,047
 • Density 113.7/km2 (294/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Cobeja is a municipality located in the province of Toledo, Castile-La Mancha, Spain. According to the 2006 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 2047 inhabitants.

History[edit]

Alfonso VI gave the population of Cubeixa in 1086, along with other territories to the church Santa Maria de Toledo, following the recapture of the city. Was repopulated in 1155 with 18 inhabitants, and in 1159, the council of Toledo donates three quarters of the village of Alameda at the end of Cobeja.

In the list of rents received in 1232 the Cathedral of Toledo is mentioned Couexa. The reviews that appear in the Mozarabic documents of the time there is the difficulty of distinguishing Cobeja of Cobisa because Arabic is written in the same way.

Town Hall of Cobeja.

Location[edit]

The town is situated on a plain of the county of La Sagra and adjoining populations Pantoja, Alameda de la Sagra, Villaseca de la Sagra and Villaluenga de la Sagra, all of Toledo.

Administration[edit]

List of mayors since the democratic elections of 1979

Period Mayor Party
1979–1983 Longinos Díaz Herrando UCD
1983–1987 Miguel Núñez Viso AP/PDP/UL
1987–1991 Antonio Largo Rodríguez PSOE
1991–1995 Antonio Largo Rodríguez PSOE
1995–1999 Antonio Largo Rodríguez PSOE
1999–2003 Antonio Largo Rodríguez (11 May 2000)

Francisco Núñez Núñez

PSOE
2003–2007 Antonio Fernández Redondo PP
2007–2011 Antonio Fernández Redondo PP

Demography[edit]

The following table shows the evolution of population between 1996 and 2006 according to data from the Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE).

Year 1996 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Inhabitants 1736 1749 1790 1804 1812 1859 1929 1986 1994 2047

Monuments[edit]

To highlight the Church of San Juan Bautista and the water source, dating from 1702

Festivities[edit]

  • 20 January: Saint Sebastian
  • Third weekend of September: Festivities in honor of the Virgen del Carmen

Coordinates: 40°01′N 3°51′W / 40.017°N 3.850°W / 40.017; -3.850