Píñar

Píñar
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At 45 km north of the capital of Granada, on the riverbanks of a river that shares the same name, lies Piñar.

Proof of the remote past of the area in the growth and development of the first civilizations, which became the first Iberian settlements.

This place is full of history, and is complemented by the remains of a strategically located Moorish castle, the fortress of Piñar, which was declared as a National Monument.

History

In the past it was known as Villa del Pinar.

The first settlements in this aera of Guadix.

In the surrounding area there are remains of a Moorish castle, listed as a National Monument, which is an important fortress that played a decisive role in the last stages of the Nasrid kingdom of Granada. It was eventually conquered by the Catholic Monarchs.

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Tico Medina, journalist.

Píñar
Town
Province of Granada
Píñar
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Píñar
Tourist area
Distance to the capital (km)
46
Altitude above sea level (m)
950
Extension (Km 2 )
122
No. of Inhabitants
1306
Demonym
Piñeros
Postal Code
18568
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