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Top ten: Spain’s weirdest place names

Top ten: Spain's weirdest place names
A warm welcome may not be forthcoming in the Spanish town of Adiós (Goodbye) Photo of two women: Shutterstock
How does a long weekend in the village of Malcocinado (Undercooked) grab you? What about Venta de Pantalones (Trousers Stall)? Welcome to the wonderful world of weird Spanish place names!

Last year, the Spanish villlage of Castrillo Matajudios (Castrillo Jew Killer) hit headlines worldwide when it voted — quite understandably — to change its gruesome name.

But while that's an extreme example, there are plenty of other places around Spain with names that remain cringeworthy, rude or just plain bizarre.

Read on to see The Local's gallery of Spain's weirdest place names


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