Gor

Gor
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On the banks of the Gor River, within the Sierra de Baza Nature Reserve, the town lies along the old Roman road, first called the Via Hercúlea and then the Via Augusta. The town centre features the Parish Church, from the 17th century, which houses paintings and sculptures from that time in its interior, the beautiful place, with Castilian colonnades, and the fountain of Los Siete Caños. Located in this district you'll find the Cortijo Colorado, which has been home to a number different cultures: An Iberian township, then Roman and Byzantine before becoming a rural community in the Moorish-Al Andalus era.

History

Its name derives from the Arab term Sufre or Sutefie, meaning "tribute"..
One can see the influence of Al-Andalus period in the existing remains of an Almohad wall as well as the street layout in the old town with narrow irregular streets and battlemented parapets.
After the Christian conquest, Gor constituted together with Paterma and Escacena, the farmhouse AREA of Tejada.
In the 13th century, it became one of the two vicariates created after restoring the Diocese of Seville.
Gor
Town
Province of Granada
Gor
The weather today in Gor
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Gor
Tourist area
Distance to the capital (km)
82
Altitude above sea level (m)
1238
Extension (Km 2 )
181
No. of Inhabitants
1165
Demonym
Goreños
Postal Code
18870
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