This is the smallest town in Guadalajara, where not even the streets have names.

This is the smallest town in Guadalajara, where not even the streets have names.
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About 150 kilometers from Guadalajara is this town that has the smallest number of residents in the entire province, according to the 2023 census of the National Institute of Statistics.

Torremochuela is located within the Señoría de Molina region and houses an area of ​​17.82 square kilometers where only 6 people live. It had more than 120 inhabitants in the mid-19th century, however, the lack of labor supply caused its neighbors to emigrate to other towns to find employment and a better life.

One of the curious facts about this municipality is that its streets have no name. The only identifying plaque that you will find in Torremochuela is located on one of the walls of its Church of the Purification of Our Lady, indicating the location of its square, the Plaza de la Reina María Cristina.

Church of the Purification of Our Lady of Torremochuela (Guadalajara)Wikipedia

Apart from the square and the church, the smallest town in Guadalajara has some old schools that have currently become a social center and the only bar in town that only opens during the summer and some holiday periods. The town hall building and the old oven are also places worth mentioning in Torremochuela.

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This town is surrounded by a deceptive mountainous landscape that you can discover through its various routes, one of the best known is the one that leads to the Pradilla hermitage, a route around the Gallo River that extends approximately 10 kilometers. Also mention the path that starts from Torremochuela and continues 9 kilometers until reaching an old watchtower from the early Middle Ages.

One of the cultural attractions of this curious town are its patron saint festivities that last throughout the month of August This is the time when the most people live in the town, approximately 200 people.

Some of the events and activities that take place in Torremochuela in August are: discos; soccer, fronton, paddle tennis or table football tournaments; bingos; croquettes, hamburgers and omelette contests; karaoke, gymkhanas, costume parade, among others.

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