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Hello friends and colleagues, today I propose this interesting composition of the church tower of St. Benedict, with a nice blue sky background. This interesting building is located in the interesting village of Cazalla Sierra, I hope you like it, then a few letters on the villa.

Constantina Sierra is a Spanish municipality in the province of Seville, Andalusia. It is located in the Sierra Norte and is part of the Natural Park of the Sierra Norte de Sevilla, bordering the autonomous community of Extremadura. In 2008 it had 5,047 inhabitants. Its surface area is 352 km² and has a density of 14.13 inhabitants / km². Its geographical coordinates are 37 ° 55 'N, 5 ° 45' W. It is located at an altitude of 600 meters and 80 kilometers from the provincial capital, Seville.

Cazalla is head of the second fifteen judicial districts that were established in Seville in 1834 [8] [9], which includes the municipalities of Alanis, Almaden de la Plata, Sierra Constantina, Constantine, El Pedroso, The Royal Jara, Guadalcanal, Las Navas de la Concepción and San Nicolás del Puerto.

Found dolmens, axes and awls that demonstrate the presence of people in the Neolithic era. Beside the Ribera del Hueznar also found a statue of Emperor Caracalla (third century AD). In late V are two tombstones, corresponding to the Visigoth era. During the Muslim conquest Castella was called "Strong City". Conquered by Fernando III in 1247. It was famous for its wines during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The first volume of Guzman, Mateo Aleman just in Constantina, in the middle of a winery.

By prescription suffering from depression, in 1730 Felipe V installed in Constantina Sierra his summer and his court, from June 13 to August 20. That year cuts in Constantina held, so it was actually the capital of the Kingdom of Spain.
In November 1916 he was awarded by Alfonso XIII the city title.

Anis and spirits.
The huge wine production that took Cazalla during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, resulted in the distillation of surplus for the spirit with which began manufacturing the famous brandy, which thereafter takes the place name of our population "Cazalla ". The quality of the vines, the climate and soil composition, composed the best deliver this special lineage factors. Fifteen factories engaged in the production of brandy once had Cazalla (Anise Corona, Ideal, The Strain, Torre del Oro, etc.), of which only two survive. This product is still produced by maintaining and preserving techniques and almost the same facilities than before. Derived from these aniseed and taking the fruits that grow at the edge of regajos and utility obtained by maceration in brandy liqueurs Brunos, plums and most famous liqueur cherries.
Source Wikipedia.

Model: NIKON D3100
Software: PhotoScape
Exposure Time: 10/5000 sec
F-Stop: f/6.3
ISO Speed Ratings: 400
Focal Length: 42 mm
Date Taken: 2014-03-17 17:03
Metering Mode: Center Weighted Average
File Size: 976 kb

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