Maella

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Maella
Official seal of Maella
Seal
Country Spain
Autonomous community Aragon
Province Zaragoza
Municipality Maella
Area
 • Total 175 km2 (68 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 2,025
 • Density 11.6/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Maella (Spanish: [maˈeʎa]; Catalan: [məˈeʎə], locally: [maˈeʎa]) is a municipality located in the province of Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 2,025 inhabitants. This town is located in La Franja, the local dialect is a variant of Catalan.

History[edit]

The Battle of Maella took place here in 1838. Historically this town and its municipal term were considered part of the Matarranya, but presently it is included in the Bajo Aragón-Caspe/Baix Aragó-Casp comarca. The sculptor Pablo Gargallo was born here in 1881.

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Coordinates: 41°08′N 0°09′E / 41.133°N 0.150°E / 41.133; 0.150