Places of Interest nearby
Location address: España, Burgos, Coruña del Conde
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Coruña del Conde contains the ruins of an ancient Muslim castle, later converted for use by Castilian counts, which sits atop a hill that looks over the town.
It also contains the Romanesque chapel of Santo Cristo (picture).
The village claims to be the venue for the first human flight by air pioneer Diego Marín Aguilera, who was born in the town (a plane was placed by the Spanish Air Force by the castle as a reminder of this claim). It was also the birthplace of Bishop Agustín of Popayán, Colombia.
Coruña del Conde is a village and municipality in the province of Burgos, Castile and León Spain. The Arandilla River runs through it.