Alange

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Alange
Castle of Alange.
Castle of Alange.
Coat of arms of Alange
Coat of arms
Alange is located in Extremadura
Alange
Alange
Location of Alange within Extremadura
Coordinates: 38°47′09″N 6°14′44″W / 38.78583°N 6.24556°W / 38.78583; -6.24556
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityExtremadura
ProvinceBadajoz
ComarcaTierra de Mérida - Vegas Bajas
Government
 • MayorJuan Pulido Gil
Area
 • Total160 km2 (60 sq mi)
Elevation
323 m (1,060 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total1,880
 • Density12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Alangeños
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
WebsiteOfficial website

Alange (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈlaŋxe]) is a municipality located in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. As of 2017 the municipality has a population of 1,891 inhabitants.[2]

It is home to Roman baths (still active) a medieval castle (but of Roman origins), located on a hill commanding the Matachel river. It was held by the Order of Santiago from the 1240s, and was abandoned in 1550.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Badajoz: Población por municipios y sexo". www.ine.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-12-29.