Tafalla

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Tafalla
Flag of Tafalla
Flag
Official seal of Tafalla
Seal
Country Spain
Autonomous Community Navarre
Area
 • Total 98.29 km2 (37.95 sq mi)
Elevation 421 m (1,381 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 11,390
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Building in Tafalla. Navarra. Spain

Tafalla is a town and municipality located in the province and autonomous community of Navarre, northern Spain. The Postal code is 31300.

Tafalla is an industrial and agricultural town. It produces beef, mutton, pork and chicken.

History[edit]

There are traces of human presence in the area dating from the Chalcolithic age.

Jurist Florencio García Goyena was born in this town in 1783[1] and Antonio Azarola y Gresillón, rear admiral of the Spanish Republican Navy was born in Tafalla in 1874.[2]

Local celebrations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ross, Friso (2001). "García Goyena, Florencio". In Michael Stolleis (ed.). Juristen: ein biographisches Lexikon; von der Antike bis zum 20. Jahrhundert (in German) (2nd edition ed.). München: Beck. p. 232. ISBN 3-406-45957-9. 
  2. ^ Marcelino Laruelo Roa, Muertes Paralelas. El destino trágico de los prohombres de la República, Gijón 2004, ISBN 849311751X

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Coordinates: 42°31′N 1°40′W / 42.517°N 1.667°W / 42.517; -1.667