Almendralejo

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Almendralejo
Municipality
Church of the Purification
Church of the Purification
Flag of Almendralejo
Flag
Coat of arms of Almendralejo
Coat of arms
Almendralejo is located in Spain
Almendralejo
Almendralejo
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 38°40′59″N 6°24′33″W / 38.68306°N 6.40917°W / 38.68306; -6.40917
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Extremadura
Province Badajoz
Comarca Tierra de Barros
Government
 • Mayor José García Lobato
Area
 • Total 164.5 km2 (63.5 sq mi)
Elevation 337 m (1,106 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 33,975
 • Density 210/km2 (530/sq mi)
Demonym Almendralejenses
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 06200
Official language(s) Spanish
Website Official website

Almendralejo is a town in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. It is situated 59 km south-east of Badajoz, on the main road and rail route between Mérida and Seville. As of 2010, it has a population of 33,975. There was a battle and massacre here in 1936 during the Spanish Civil War.

Sights include the church of the Purification, finished in 1515, in Gothic style.