Reinosa is a municipality in Cantabria, Spain. As of 2009, it has 10,307 inhabitants, the municipality, one of the smallest by land area in Cantabria, is notable for being one of the nearest towns to the headwaters of the Ebro River. The first documents mentioning the date back to the year 1000, when it was divided into four solars by Sancho García. By 1404, it was emerging as the town of the region and was organised into seven Hermandades, military units aimed at retaining law. The procurators of these brotherhoods met once a month with the Corregidor to organise the towns affairs, in 1517 Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor was passing through the town when he was taken ill. He stayed for nine days at the Convento de San Francisco while he recovered, the convent was being built at the time, and a hundred years later had thirty friars while the town had five hundred inhabitants. In the eighteenth century, under the Bourbons, a new highway and these works contributed to an economic boom in the region and the town becomes a bustling and prosperous place, on one of the main routes to the port of Santander. In 1927 it received its charter as a city from King Alfonso XII, Reinosa is the largest town in this area of Cantabria and is on the main railway line and located close to the A67 motorway. The town contains a number of hotels and restaurants, and Montesclaros High School is located here and this is one of the largest reservoirs in northern Spain and is mainly filled in spring as a result of the melting of the winter snow in the mountains. The lake is the uppermost of many reservoirs on the Ebro, deltebre, Spain, located at the mouth of the Ebro River. Official website Reinosa - Cantabria 102 Municipios
Church of San Sebastián (16th century).
Plaza de España with the Ayuntamiento of the town.