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Clares, Spain
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile-La Mancha
Province Guadalajara
Municipality Maranchón
 • Total 17.2 km2 (6.6 sq mi)
1,281 m (4,203 ft)
 • Total 18
 • Density 1.05/km2 (2.71/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Ubication of Clares

Clares is a small village in the province of Guadalajara. It belongs to the region of de Molina-Alto Tajo in the autonomous community of Castile-La Mancha, Spain.


In 1989 a Special Protection Area (SPA) category A, was created near Clares. It covers 20,000 hectares. There are 12 protected species including: Montagu's harrier (Circus pygargus), little bustard (Tetrax tetrax), Dupont's lark (Chersophilus duponti), Common treecreeper (Agateador norteño), Thekla lark (Galerida theklae), and Dartford Warbler (Sylvia undata). Other species found in the area are the foxes, badgers, wild cats, vultures and raptors such as buzzards, kestrel and a hawk. Clares also has a private game reserve managed by the Association of Neighbors and Friends, where people can go to hunt boar, deer, hare, rabbit, partridge and quail.

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