Daimiel dīmyĕl´ [key], town (1990 pop. 17,312), Ciudad Real prov., central Spain, in Castile–La Mancha. It is an important farm center, with industries producing metal, linen, and alcoholic beverages. The town's Gothic church once belonged to the Knights Templars.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Spanish and Portuguese Political Geography