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Torrevelilla municipality
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Basic data
Autonomous Community : Aragon
Province : Teruel
Comarca : Bajo Aragon
Coordinates 40 ° 54 '  N , 0 ° 6'  E Coordinates: 40 ° 54 '  N , 0 ° 6'  E
Height : 611  msnm
Area : 33.50 km²
Residents : 186 (Jan. 1, 2019)
Population density : 5.55 inhabitants / km²
Postal code : 44641
Municipality number  ( INE ): 44230
Official language : spanish and catalan
Mayor : Carlos Eugenio Martín Silvestre (PSOE)
Website : [1] (not official)

Torrevelilla ( Catalan : La Torre de Vilella ) is a Spanish municipality in the province of Teruel in the Autonomous Region of Aragón . It is located around 17 kilometers south of Alcañiz in the Comarca Bajo Aragón (Baix Aragó) in the predominantly Catalan-speaking area of Franja de Aragón . On January 1, 2019, the community had 186 inhabitants.


The community lies on a plain at the foot of the Sierra de San Marcos.


In 1611 the parish was established. The place was under the order of Calatrava and was constituted as an independent municipality in the 19th century. The place suffered damage during the Spanish Civil War.


Iso-closed in the Bajo Aragón and in the Matarraña

The Catalan dialect (Parlar d'Aiguaiva) spoken here and in the municipalities of La Cañada de Verich , Aguaviva and La Ginebrosa has some peculiarities.


Agriculture mainly produces olives, almonds and cereals, pigs, poultry, goats and sheep are also raised.


Development of the population
2001 2006 2011 2013
205 204 216 211


  • The church of Santa Quiteria, rebuilt until 1953 after the Spanish Civil War .
  • town hall
  • Houses Ruiz and Conrado Vallés
  • Two wash houses
  • Hermitage of San Joaquín
  • The former home of Pelegrina Vallés with an ethnological exhibition.

Individual evidence

  1. Cifras oficiales de población resultantes de la revisión del Padrón municipal a 1 de enero . Population statistics from the Instituto Nacional de Estadística (population update).

Web links

Commons : La Torre de Vilella  - Collection of images, videos and audio files