Talavera de la Reina

city and municipality in Toledo, Spain

Talavera of the Queen (Talavera de la Reina in Spanish) is a city of the interior of Spain. It is the capital of a wide region belonging to the autonomous community of Castile-La Mancha. It is in the northwest of the province of Toledo. Talavera of the Queen is the second biggest city of Castile-La Mancha, with a population of 85.172 inhabitants.

coat of arms

The city is well known for its pottery.

Its mistress is Our Lady of the Meadow.

Gwyneth Paltrow is an adopted child of this locality.