Linares is a town in the community of Andalusia in southern Spain.

Though the dates of its establishment are not known, it rose to promince around the 1850's, as a mining town. Today, it is known for its manufacturing plants, transportation, and exports.

People Born in Linares


Linares in People's Lives

Magnus Carlsen: I traveled here in 2007 to compete in the prestigious Linares Chess Tournament. It was my first time playing in the top group of a Corus chess match. I placed last.

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