Campotéjar

Campotéjar
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At 47 km away from the capital, lies Campotéjar, on the border with the west limit of the Hoya de Guadix and the south end of the province of Jaén. There are remains of an old castle from its medieval times, when it was a frontier for years between the Christian and Muslim kingdoms.

History

Conquered to the Muslims in 1486 by the troops of the Catholic Monarchs commanded by D. Fadrique de Toledo, and fortified by the Count of Tendilla in 1490.
It was head of the Marquis of Campotejar state, title granted by King Philip IV to D. Pedro de Granada.
Campotéjar
Municipio
Campotéjar
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Campotéjar
Tourist area
Distance to the capital (km)
47
Altitude above sea level (m)
936
Extension (Km 2 )
36
No. of Inhabitants
1452
Demonym
Campotejeros
Postal Code
18565
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