Santervás de Campos

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Santervás de Campos is a municipality located in the province of Valladolid, Castile and León, Spain. As of 2009, the municipality has a population of 137 inhabitants and is known as the birthplace of Juan Ponce de León.

Juan Ponce de León (Santervás de Campos, Valladolid). He was one of the first Europeans to arrive to the current United States because led the first European expedition to Florida, which he named.

Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño, during a trade mission to Spain, presided over a ceremony there on January 21, 2011 commemorating the Quincentennial of the Governorship of Ponce de León, the United States territory's first Governor and discoverer of Florida and the continental United States, in which a statue of that municipality's famous explorer was unveiled.[1]


Demographic evolution of Santervas de Campos
1991 1996 2001 2004 2010

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