Data of Interest

Region: La Cepeda
Population: 613 inhabitants (INE data from 1/1/2019)
Altitude: 1013 m
Area: 167,06 km2


42° 38′ 5″ N, 6° 9′ 43″ W

25km to Bembibre
33 km to Astorga
45km to Ponferrada
58km to La Bañeza 
70 km to León
208 km to Valladolid
359 km to Madrid
1,584 km to Brussels
The municipality gathers of the following towns:
  • Barrios de Nistoso (Los)
  • Brañuelas
  • Corús
  • Culebros
  • Manzanal del Puerto
  • Montealegre
  • Nistoso
  • Requejo
  • Silva (La)
  • Tabladas
  • Ucedo
  • Villar
The only railway station in the entire municipality is located in Brañuelas, where Media Distancia trains stop.
The station is located at kilometer 201.7 of the Iberian gauge railway that connects León with La Coruña at an altitude of 1,052 meters, 1 stop between the La Granja and Porqueros stations. The section is single-track and electrified.

Renfe's Media Distancia services that stop at the station link Brañuelas with the cities of León, Orense, Vigo, Monforte de Lemos, Ponferrada, Valladolid and Madrid. On weekends an additional Intercity train circulates between Madrid and Ponferrada that reduces the travel time compared to the Intercity that circulates daily, by using the LAV Madrid - Valladolid

Demographic Statistics

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