|populated place and singular population entity|
|Location of Anciles in Spain.|
|Location of Anciles in the province of Huesca.|
|• Autonomous communication||Aragon|
|• Judicial party||Boltaña [ 1 ]|
|• Altitude||1110 masl|
|Population||178 have. ( INE 2019 )|
Anciles (Ansils in Aragonese Patués) is a Spanish town belonging to the municipality of Benasque , in Ribagorza , province of Huesca , Aragón . It is located 2 km from the center of Benasque, in the heart of the Aragonese Pyrenees on the banks of the Ésera river . It has a population of 178 inhabitants according to the INE of 2019.
In its streets you can see a set of very well preserved stone buildings that were built between the 16th and 18th centuries, such as the manor houses of Barrau, Sebastián, Sort, Escuy, Mingot or Suprián. You should also visit the parish church dedicated to San Pedro Apóstol, of Romanesque origin modified in the 17th century, and a centennial poplar located in the Plaza de San Gregorio. On the outskirts is the small hermitage of San Esteban de Conques dating from the 12th century. [ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ 4 ] [ 5 ] [ 6 ]
- Valentín Ferraz y Barrau , born in the town on February 14, 1792 and died in El Escorial (Madrid) on August 31, 1866, was a Spanish military and politician who held important positions in Elizabethan Spain, including the presidency of the Council of Ministers. [ 7 ] The street in Madrid where the PSOE is based bears his name.
- General Council of Attorneys of Spain
- Government of Aragon. Aragonese Institute of Statistics: Municipal delimitation. Benasque. Archived June 21, 2012, at the Wayback Machine . Retrieved July 27, 2012.
- Julio Alvira Banzo: Corners of Alto Aragón: Conques . Retrieved July 28, 2012
- Government of Aragon. Information system of the Aragonese Cultural Heritage: Casa Suprián . Retrieved July 28, 2012.
- Government of Aragon. Aragonese Cultural Heritage information system: Casa Sebastián . Retrieved July 28, 2012.
- Government of Aragon. Information system of the Aragonese Cultural Heritage: Mingot House . Retrieved July 28, 2012.
- Fernando García-Mercadal and Fernando Martínez de Baños: Valentín Ferraz, a high-Aragonese military man in the Elizabethan court (1792-1866) , Caja de Ahorros de la Inmaculada, Zaragoza, 2010.