Alange

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Alange
Castle of Alange.
Castle of Alange.
Official seal of Alange
Seal
Alange is located in Spain
Alange
Alange
Location in Spain.
Coordinates: 38°47′N 6°14′W / 38.783°N 6.233°W / 38.783; -6.233
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 (2010)
 • Total 2,013
 • Density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Demonym 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 2010 the municipality has a population of 2013 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 hold by the Order of Santiago from the 1240s, and was abandoned in 1550.

References[edit]

  1. ^ INE