Valladolid

city of the Province of Valladolid in Spain

audio speaker iconValladolid  is a city in Spain, with a population of 316,564. It is the capital of Castile and León, and one of the historical capitals of the Spanish Kingdom.

Valladolid
Flag of Valladolid
Coat of arms of Valladolid
Anthem: Himno a Valladolid
Valladolid is located in Spain
Valladolid
Valladolid
Location of Valladolid within Spain / Castile and León
Valladolid is located in Castile and León
Valladolid
Valladolid
Valladolid (Castile and León)
Valladolid is located in Europe
Valladolid
Valladolid
Valladolid (Europe)
Coordinates: 41°39′10″N 4°43′25″W / 41.65278°N 4.72361°W / 41.65278; -4.72361Coordinates: 41°39′10″N 4°43′25″W / 41.65278°N 4.72361°W / 41.65278; -4.72361
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCastile and León
ProvinceValladolid
Founded1072
Area
 • Total197.47 km2 (76.24 sq mi)
Elevation
698 m (2,290 ft)
Plaza Mayor and City Hall, Valladolid

On 19 October, 1469, Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile married secretely in the Palacio de los Vivero. Also, Christopher Columbus died in the city on 20 May, 1506.

The river that runs through the city is known as the Pisuerga. Valladolid has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate (Csa in the Köppen climate classification).