Lora del Río, in the province of Seville, a crossroads between Córdoba and Seville, traces its origins to the Bronze Age. Various civilizations have left their mark here, using the visitor a heritage and historical legacy of great value.
Called Axati by the Romans who settled in the 3rd century BC, this town changes into a great center for the production and export of olive oil that reaches our distant Rome. The Vespacian Emperor granted him the right of Municipium Flavium Axatianum.
Named Laurus by the Visigoths, given the abundance of laurel in the area and Al-lawra in Muslim times.
In 1247, Ferdinand III of Castile conquered it by donating to the Order of Malta, along with other strongholds among which is Setefilla, creating a great Bailiwick with capital in Lora del Río.
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CP 41440 LORA DEL RIO
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