Eljas

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Eljas, Spain
municipality
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Eljas, Spain is located in Iberia
Eljas, Spain
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Coordinates: 40°14′N 6°49′W / 40.233°N 6.817°W / 40.233; -6.817
Country Spain
Autonomous community Extremadura
Province Cáceres
Municipality Eljas
Government
 • Alcalde Antonio Bellanco Fernández (IPEX)
Area
 • Total 33 km2 (13 sq mi)
Elevation 640 m (2,100 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 1,046
 • Density 31.7/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Eljas (Fala: Ellas or As Ellas) is a municipality (municipio) located in the province of Cáceres, Extremadura, Spain. According to the 2008 census (INE), the municipality has 1,046 inhabitants.

The local linguistic variety is the so-called Fala language, different from both Spanish and Portuguese, but closer to the second.