Pliego (Murcia)

Pliego Travel Guide


Coat of arms of Pliego (Murcia)

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Coordinates: 37.99°, -1.506111°

Distance to Murcia: 44 km

Elevation: 308 m

Population: 3,901 inhabitants (2022)

Demonym: Pleguero (a)

The municipality of Pliego is located on the northern slope of Sierra Espuña, in the fertile plain generated by the Pliego river, a tributary of the Mula river.

Its monuments include the Church of Saint James the Apostle, declared a National Artistic and Historical Monument of Cultural Interest in 1983, the Hermitage of the Virgin of the Remedies, the Paleras Castle, and the Pliego Castle, both declared Sites of Cultural Interest.

Pliego has traditionally based its economy on agriculture and livestock, with its main crops being fruit trees (mainly apricot trees and peach trees). Likewise, almonds and vineyards are also cultivated.

  Localities in the Rio Mula region