Llera, Badajoz

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Flag of Llera
Official seal of Llera
Country Spain
Autonomous community Extremadura
Province Badajoz
Comarca Campiña Sur
 • Alcalde Lorenzo Gutiérrez Jiménez
 • Total 71.5 km2 (27.6 sq mi)
Elevation 481 m (1,578 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 953
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website Ayuntamiento de Llera

Llera is a Spanish municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, an autonomous community of western Spain. Llera has a population of 953 (2007) and an area of 71.5 km².

Geography: The Spanish municipality of Llera is geographically located in the southern province of Badajoz, on the southern slope of the Sierra de Hornachos, forming a transition area between the Tierra de Barros, Sierra Morena and La Serena.

Llera belongs to the judicial district of Llerena and the village is situated at 38°27′N, 6°00′W longitude and an altitude of 481 m. It is located 105 km from the capital.

Llera was established at the time of the Visigoths (600 years), by a population from Hornachos, under the Cerro de la Virgen, in an area called Jarandilla, at the time due to its abundance of rock roses. In the sixteenth century documents still referred to this enclave as Hornachos Llera.

Local universities

The People's University of Llera was born as a cultural development project aimed at promoting social participation and continuing education for all groups, to improve the quality of life. Their objectives include: facilitating the development the educated citizen, social and cultural development, facilitating the integration of all groups in their social environment, encouraging citizen participation, eliminating inequalities and discrimination that exist in different social environments.

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Coordinates: 38°27′N 6°00′W / 38.450°N 6.000°W / 38.450; -6.000