Zalamea de la Serena

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Zalamea de la Serena
Municipality
Coat of arms of Zalamea de la Serena
Coat of arms
Zalamea de la Serena is located in Spain
Zalamea de la Serena
Zalamea de la Serena
Location in Spain
Zalamea de la Serena is located in Extremadura
Zalamea de la Serena
Zalamea de la Serena
Location in Extremadura
Coordinates: 38°38′59″N 5°39′25″W / 38.64972°N 5.65694°W / 38.64972; -5.65694
Country  Spain
Autonomous Community  Extremadura
Province Badajoz
Comarca La Serena
Government
 • Mayor José Antonio Murillo Dávila (PP)
Area
 • Total 246 km2 (95 sq mi)
Elevation(AMSL) 485 m (1,591 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 3,884
 • Density 16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +2) (UTC+2)
Postal code 06430
Area code(s) +34 (Spain) + 924 (Badajoz)
Website www.zalamea.com

Coordinates: 38°39′N 5°39′W / 38.650°N 5.650°W / 38.650; -5.650 Zalamea de la Serena is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. It has a population of 4,431 and an area of 245.7 km².

Zalamea is famous for being the setting of the play, “El Alcalde de Zalamea,” or the “Mayor of Zalamea.”

Monuments include: cancho roano, the dystile, and church called ´El Cristo.´ There is a small village called Docenario close to Zalamea.

Monuments There is a Dystile and it is about 2,800 years old. There is a Dystile from Roman times and it is long and tall. There is a castle and it is about 2,400 years old. There is a castle from Roman times and it is long and big. There are two churches from Roman times.

Other buildings and facilities in Zalamea There is a football field. There are some sport centres. There is a square. It is small and beautiful. There are some street lights and banks.

There are some monuments. There is a church. It is beautiful. There is a castle. It is big and the color brown. The castle has got two towers. The church and castle are from Roman times.

Festivals and Celebrations

There are festivals. There is a festival called ´Romeria.´ It is very fun! There is a festival called ´San Cristobal and it is celebrated in the ´Charca.´ ´Charca´ is a big lake with fishing lines.