In the southwest of the province, it is located the town of Bormujos, an aljarafeña town very close to the capital of the province (just over 7 miles) and, because it is undergoing a major transformation in its appearance in recent years, although, by contrast, it continues to retain its most corners with traditional whitewashed village typically Seville.
The total population of the municipality in 1,996 was 6638 inhabitants and the altitude of the urban area, of course, the only institution population in the county, is estimated at 96 metres above sea level.
The authors are not yet agreed on the origin of the name of the people. According to Diego García, the name may come from the Latin “Mormolium (manania). But it is equally likely to come from the name given to a “Muslim farmstead”, “Boromuji.” This time there are still vestiges found in the estate of Valencilla.
After the conquest by Fernando III the town became part of the City of Sevilla, which exercised its jurisdictional power over it until the late XVII or early XVIII century, date it happened, at the hands of Guzmán, until the disappearance of lordships. Since then, there was an independent municipality.
Monuments in Bormujos
Church of Ntra. Sra. de la Encarnación
Church of the Convent of Santa María la Real
Hacienda de Belén
Hacienda La Peregrina
Hacienda de Valencinilla del Hoyo
Hacienda de Marchalomar
Among the typical dishes from the town of Bormujos we cab find knuckle stew, game meat stew, rice with meat and game (birds, rabbit), exquisite shells and ripples, stew, breaded zucchini, gazpacho, menudo, fish, rice dishes , spinach and tomato, grilled meat, stuffed eggplant, chickpeas and cooked stew of beans and peas.
As for his local bakery cakes include oven-baked, the candy of the Convent of Santa María la Real, pestillos, rosas and homemade toast and caramel and chocolate tiramisús.
The grape juice wine.
How to get there
You have to exit Sevilla. In the area around Camas, take: E-1 / A-49 heading to bed – Huelva. Pass near Camas and Gines, take the exit Castilleja – Bormujos. Castilleja de la Cuesta, take: A-474 / Carretera de Bormujos towards: Bormujos
Distances from Bormujos
Camas 7 km
Cádiz 132 km
Gines 3,5 km
Huelva 88 km
Sevilla 8,5 km