Alange

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Alange
Municipality
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
Country Spain
Autonomous community Extremadura
Province Badajoz
Comarca Tierra de Mérida - Vegas Bajas
Government
 • Mayor Juan Pulido Gil
Area
 • Total 160 km2 (60 sq mi)
Elevation 323 m (1,060 ft)
Population (2017)[1]
 • Total 1,891
 • Density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Alangeños
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website Official website

Alange is a municipality located in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. As of 2017 the municipality has a population of 1,891 inhabitants.[1]

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. ^ a b "Badajoz: Población por municipios y sexo". www.ine.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-12-29.