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Spain's most disgusting place names

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Spain's most disgusting place names
Legend has it that a group of women were trapped in a well during a vicious storm in this village in northern Spain. Photo: YouTube
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This week The Local takes a look at Spain's most off-putting town and village names. Fancy a trip to Dead Women's Well anyone?

Spain has its fair share of weird place names, from the attention-grabbing Escucha (Listen) in Aragon, to the ominous-sounding Consuegra (With-mother-in-law) near Toledo.

But dig deeper and you’ll find a rather more sinister selection of town and village names.

From skulls to blisters, The Local has put together a list of the most intriguingly disgusting place names in Spain.  

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