Valdemoro is a town located 25 kilometers south of Madrid, in the historical Castilian region of La Sagra.  The town was granted Villa status at the end of the 14th century, though humans have inhabited the area dating back to the Iron Age. The town was greatly impacted by the Civil War. It is at an elevation of 615 meters and has a population of around 77,500 people.


Calle Carmen Conde is a street in the town named after Carmen Conde, a poet, dramatist, essayist, Spanish teacher and a member of the generación del 27. Born on 15 August 1907 in Cartagena, she was also a member of the Círculo Sáfico de Madrid, and met her partner Amanda Junquera during the Civil War and was with her until Junquera’s death in 1987.Calle Gloria Fuertes is a street in the town named in honor of Gloria Fuertes. Fuertes was a poet and member of the Generación del 50, the first post-war generation of Spanish writers. She was a lesbian and feminist, and an important one in Francoist Spain at a time when the regime demanded conformity to strict ideological gender roles.

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