Santo Domingo de la Calzada

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Santo Domingo de la Calzada
Municipality
Cathedral of Santo Domingo de la Calzada
Cathedral of Santo Domingo de la Calzada
Coat of arms of Santo Domingo de la Calzada
Coat of arms
Santo Domingo de la Calzada is located in Spain
Santo Domingo de la Calzada
Santo Domingo de la Calzada
Location in Spain
Santo Domingo de la Calzada is located in La Rioja (Spain)
Santo Domingo de la Calzada
Santo Domingo de la Calzada
Location in La Rioja
Coordinates: 42°26′31″N 2°57′9″W / 42.44194°N 2.95250°W / 42.44194; -2.95250
Country  Spain
Autonomous Community  La Rioja (Spain)
Province La Rioja
Comarca Santo Domingo de la Calzada
Government
 • Mayor Javier Azpeitia Sáez (PP)
Area
 • Total 40 km2 (20 sq mi)
Elevation(AMSL) 641 m (2,103 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 6,671
 • Density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +2) (UTC+2)
Postal code 26250
Area code(s) +34 (Spain) + 941 (La Rioja)
Website Town Hall

Santo Domingo de la Calzada is a municipality in La Rioja, Spain, situated on the banks of the Oja River. Its name refers to its founder, Dominic de la Calzada, who built a bridge, hospital, and hotel here for pilgrims on the Way of St. James. The town's Cathedral of Santo Domingo de la Calzada is dedicated to him.

Philosopher Gustavo Bueno Martínez was born here in 1924.

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Coordinates: 42°25′59″N 2°57′00″W / 42.433°N 2.950°W / 42.433; -2.950