Zalamea de la Serena

Zalamea de la Serena
Municipality

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Zalamea de la Serena
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 38°38′59″N 5°39′25″W / 38.64972°N 5.65694°W / 38.64972; -5.65694
Country  Spain
Autonomous Community  Extremadura
Province Badajoz
Comarca La Serena
Government
  Mayor José Antonio Murillo Dávila (PP)
Area
  Total 246 km2 (95 sq mi)
Elevation(AMSL) 485 m (1,591 ft)
Population (2014)
  Total 3,797
  Density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +2) (UTC+2)
Postal code 06430
Area code(s) +34 (Spain) + 924 (Badajoz)
Website www.zalamea.com

Coordinates: 38°39′N 5°39′W / 38.650°N 5.650°W / 38.650; -5.650 Zalamea de la Serena is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. According to the 2014 census,[1] the municipality has a population of 3797 inhabitants.

Zalamea is the setting of the play, “El Alcalde de Zalamea,” or the “Mayor of Zalamea.”

Monuments include: the dystile, and church called ´El Cristo.´ There is a small village called Docenario close to Zalamea.

Monuments There is a Dystile from Roman times. There is a castle and it is about 2,400 years old. There are two churches from Roman times.

Nine km to the north is Cancho Roano, a temple/ritual site of the Tartessian period, now with a Visitor centre

Other buildings and facilities in Zalamea There is a football field. There are some sport centres. There are some street lights.

There is a castle. It is big and the color brown. The castle has got two towers.

Festivals and Celebrations

There are festivals. There is a festival called ´Romeria. There is a festival called ´San Cristobal and it is celebrated in the ´Charca.´ ´Charca´ is a big lake with fishing lines.

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