This area is part from the Toledo Mountains range and reaches until the Las Villuercas mountains. About 90 percent of its terrain ranges from 400 to 800 metres (1,310 to 2,620 ft) above sea level. Its highest mountain ranges are: the Umbría, Castrejones, Cantonegros, Santana and Pico Montilla. The last is the highest, at 940 m (3,084 ft) above sea level.
Due its location between Castilian Plateau and the Atlantic Area, its climate is inside continental climate with warm summers and slightly cold winters. The average temperature is about 16 °C (61 °F). The coldest month is January with 6 to 7 °C (43 to 45 °F) depending on its zone (north or south). On the other hand, July is the warmest month, with 25–27 °C (77–81 °F) as minimum to 42 °C (108 °F) as maximum.
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