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Aguilar De La Frontera, in the province of Cordoba , Information, history  and Property for Sale and Rent

description : Aguilar, or Aguilar de la Frontera, is a municipality and town in the province of Cordoba, Andalucia, southern Spain, near the small river Cabra, and on the Cordoba-Malaga railway.The population has not changed much in the past hundred years.

pop. (1900) 13,236, Pop. (2005)

History of Aguilar De La Frontera

history : The town was known in Roman times as Ipagro.Under the Moors, it was known as Bulay or Poley and became the headquarters of Omar ben Hafsun whose built extensive Fortifications.

However, Omar ben Hafsun lost the town to Abdallah ibn Muhammad in 891.After being captured by Christians in about 1260, the town was renamed Aguilar of the Frontier due to its position on the border with the Moorish territories.

The castle is now a ruin.but the spacious squares and modern houses of the existing town retain few vestiges of the Moorish dominion.

Things to visit in Aguilar De La Frontera

to visit : Plaza de San Jose : This eight-sided plaza dates back to 1813 when it was designed by the well-known Salamanca architect, Vincente Gutierrez.The style is best described as a cross between Baroque and Neo-Classical and apparently served as the inspiration for the magnificent plaza of Archidona.

Las Descalzas Convent : Founded in 1671, this convent is an excellent example of local Baroque architecture, and is decorated with impressive paintings, plasterwork and carvings.Clock Tower : The striking cloc

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