Fuente Obejuna

Fuente Obejuna or Fuenteovejuna both: fwān´tā ōvāho͞o´nä [key], town (1990 pop. 6,833), Córdoba prov., S Spain, in Andalusia. An important farm center with livestock-raising and food-processing industries, the town is especially noted for its honey. Lumber, coal, and lead are exploited in the area. In 1430, Fuente Obejuna was given to the Knights of Calatrava . The revolt of the people against a tyrannical governor is the subject of a play by Lope de Vega Carpio. The palace of the knights, formerly a Moorish castle, is now the parish church.

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