In the thirteenth century, the town of Trasmoz, Spain, had over 10,000 inhabitants. Overshadowing the village was Trasmoz castle. The castle was a den of thieves. Well, a den of scoundrels, anyway, Rumors said they were counterfeiters. Also rumored were smugglers. Things got so bad that the Archbishop excommunicated the entire place. That excommunication has never been lifted. Read the story here. Now only 62 people live there.
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