|of these articles treats the city Valladolid, for the province designated after the city sees to Valladolid (province)|
Valladolid is northern a city in means Spain at the Río Pisuerga with 4 44.0 of ' western length and 41 39.0 'Width. It is the capital of the province Valladolid and the autonomous region Kastilien León. Valladolid has 319,805 inhabitants. The annual average temperature amounts to 12°C. In January the monthly average temperature amounts to 4°C (the coldest month), in July amounts to the monthly average temperature 21,4°C (the warmest month). The yearly amount of precipitation amounts to 442 mm,with May as precipitation-richest month (47 mm) and August as precipitation-poorest month (13 mm).
In 10. Century was conquered Valladolid by the Arabs. In 15. Century became it the capital of the Kingdom of Kastilien, in the year 1531, as Philipp II. the capital after Madrid shifted. However it became between 1600 and 1606 briefly again capital.
Despite their grandiosen past only few historical buildings remained. Among them the unfinished cathedral is to be called, which was sketched by Juan de Herrera, the architect of the El Escorial. The Plaza Mayoris considered as model of the places of the same name in Madrid and the remaining spanischsprachigen world. The national museum for sculptures accommodates of Spain largest collection of multi color wood sculptures.
Valladolid has a University of, the university of Valladolid.
José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Spanish Prime Minister.
|Population trend of Valladolid between 1991 and 2004|
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coordinates: 41° 39 ' 00 " N, 4° 44 ' 24 " W