The city is home to the Collegiate church and Lorca Castle, was damaged seriously by 5.1 earthquake by a magnitude, being became a haven for engravers and sculptors for painters. The city has many museums. The Middle Ages Lorca was the frontier town between Muslim Spain and Christian. The earliest permanent settlement is in the Guadalentín River valley. This pact was integrated along with six other cities into an autonomous territory. The taifa was recreated shortly after the fall of the Almoravids in 1228.
The late Middle Ages was a dangerous border town, against the Moorish Kingdom of Granada. The new buildings include the Colegiata de San Patricio. The seventeenth century took shape as a modern city, witnessed the expulsion of the Moors meant a revival of economic life in the region, has been a technological take-off. The seventeenth century added two high altarpieces of the transept. The walls of a nearby reservoir gave way, the town, many buildings. The Spanish Civil War brought paradoxically in the post-World War about the beginning of population recovery. The town was damaged seriously by 5.3 earthquake by a magnitude, is situated of in eastern Spain at an elevation, was in the Muslim period. The United States Geological Survey said the larger earthquake. The municipality of Lorca is bound by Caravaca, extends to the Mediterranean. Irrigation channels were laid out by the Moors over the country. These agricultural plains lie in the valley to the south of the main town. The characteristics of this climate are due from the Atlantic storms to the situation of the municipality.
The winters are usually mild below 9 °C with mean temperatures. Summers are hot 36 °C, the common maximum temperature. The castle has a polygonal floor plan is a now popular place in a strategic position, is transformed also with fine display into a theme park. The tower has three sections was rebuilt in the 15th century. The final stages of Christian reconquest had taken refuge in the castle. The Plaza is in the heart of Lorca, has been declared a Cultural Monument. The Collegiate Church of San Patricio is a Renaissance-style building was declared a National Historic-Artistic site. The Irish saint has origins in the Battle of Los Alporchones. The church began construction under Pope Clement VII in 1533, features a baroque façade with Renaissance interiors. Figures of two naked female torsos flanked by figures of two naked female torsos. Another historical monument is the Iglesia de San Mateo. Monumental complex of Santo Domingo formed by the Capilla del Rosario by the namesake church.
Iglesia de San Francisco known also as the temple of San Francisco, was built first in the middle of the 16th century by the Franciscan Order, has many baroque altar pieces. Teatro Guerra is the oldest theatre in the Murcia Region. The economy of the town is thus dependent on export of pork products, has also saltpetre, lead-smelting works and gunpowder. Cultural activity is the Easter celebration, the Holy Week celebration. Fiesta celebration is held on every year on 8 September. Rafael Méndez Hospital was accredited University General Hospital. Atletismo Eliocroca participating at the regional level. Las inspeccionesxE1 and determinar exequias por los otros. This initiative has earned Lorca, a place on the shortlist of the European Commission.
|1042||The Taifa of Lorca created first in 1042.|
|1228||The taifa was recreated shortly after the fall of the Almoravids in 1228.|
|1452||The Battle of Los Alporchones took place in 1452.|
|1492||The Kingdom of Murcia took Granada in 1492.|
|1533||The church began construction under Pope Clement VII in 1533.|
|1855||Semana Santa festival has been popularised since 1855.|
|1910||Puente de la Torta built from concrete in 1910.|
|2010||Lorca had in 2010.|