Toledo is a municipality located in central Spain, 70 km (43 miles ) south of Madrid. It is the capital of the province of Toledo and the autonomous community of Castile–La Mancha.Toledo is known as the “Imperial City” for having been the main venue of the court of Charles I, and as the “City of the Three Cultures”, having been influenced by a historical co-existence of Christians, Muslims and Jews. In 1085, the city fell to Alfonso VI of Castile as the first major city in the Christian Reconquista. Toledo has a history in the production of bladed weapons, which are now popular souvenirs of the city.
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