The smallest international bridge in the world
Location of La Codosera within Extremadura
|Coordinates: 39°12′31″N 7°10′24″W / 39.20861°N 7.17333°W|
|• Total||69 km2 (27 sq mi)|
|Elevation||355 m (1,165 ft)|
|• Density||32.9/km2 (85/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
La Codosera (Codossera, in Portuguese) is a municipality located in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. According to the 2006 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 2,269 inhabitants. It is located close to the international border with Portugal at the eastern end of the Serra de São Mamede.
It is most commonly known as the seat of the Sanctuary of Chandavila, a popular Catholic pilgrimage shrine, famous for the Marian apparitions of Our Lady of Sorrows said to have occurred in 1945 to Marcelina Barroso Expósito and Afra Brígido Blanco.
La Codosera includes the following villages within its municipal term:
- El Marco
- La Tojera
- La Rabaza
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