Photographer's Note

Alocén is a municipality of Spain in the province of Guadalajara, Autonomous Community of Castilla-La Mancha. It has an area of 17.92 km ² with a population of 178 inhabitants and a density of 9.93 inhabitants per km ².
The name derives from the previous Alocén Alfocén, and that the Mozarabic alfoz, ie, a small rural area dependent on a villa, but also to have translated as "way" or "place of passage. "
Of Andalusian origin, was conquered by the Order of the Temple of Alfonso XI of Castile.
The church, started the thirteenth century and finished in the sixteenth, is a single nave and features baroque altars and an organ of the eighteenth century. There are three other shrines on the outskirts of the town: La Soledad, this is where the steps of Holy Week, Santa Ana, near the cemetery, and San Juan Bautista.
Stresses the plaza, gazebo on Entrepeñas Reservoir, and all streets for which he was awarded the prize for being one of most well preserved villages of Spain in 1981.

To make Entrepeñas reservoir is flooded many gardens and the railway station connecting with Madrid Alocén railroad line Tajuña. With the loss of rail and rural exodus in the years 1960, Alocén became a small town nearly deserted in winter and where many families have second homes in summer.
Currently, it has no school or college, or pharmacy, medical center or other services, for which depends on Budia.

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