La Serena, Spain

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La Serena
Comarca
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Country  Spain
Autonomous community Extremadura
Province Badajoz
Capital Castuera
Area
 • Total 2,654 km2 (1,025 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 39,333
 • Density 15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

La Serena is a comarca (county, with no administrative role) located in the east of Extremadura, Spain, in the province of Badajoz. The main town is Castuera.

It is a region with plain lands, that grow fine grass where graze the merino sheep that produce a renowned wool and whose milk yields a well known cheese denominated La Serena cheese, which is a protected product by its origin. The climate is continental, with strong fluctuations.

The population of the territory is around 39,000 inhabitants.

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Coordinates: 38°43′N 5°33′W / 38.717°N 5.550°W / 38.717; -5.550