Casas de Don Pedro

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Casas de Don Pedro
Flag of Casas de Don Pedro
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Official seal of Casas de Don Pedro
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Casas de Don Pedro is located in Extremadura
Casas de Don Pedro
Casas de Don Pedro
Location of Casas de Don Pedro within Extremadura
Coordinates: 39°6′20″N 5°19′51″W / 39.10556°N 5.33083°W / 39.10556; -5.33083
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityExtremadura
ProvinceBadajoz
ComarcaLa Siberia
Area
 • Total142 km2 (55 sq mi)
Elevation
386 m (1,266 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total1,483
 • Density10/km2 (27/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Casas de Don Pedro, meaning 'Lord Peter´s houses', is a municipality located in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. According to the 2014 census,[2] the municipality has a population of 1559 inhabitants.

History[edit]

At the time of the Spanish Civil War the Francoist concentration camp of Casa Zaldívar, where Spanish Republican military personnel were interned and where many were shot,[3] was located in a cortijo of this municipality.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE)
  3. ^ Campo de Concentración de Casa Zaldívar: fusilamientos del 15 de mayo de 1939[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Fernando Barrero Arzac, Historia y tragedia de la 109ª BM en el campo de Zaldívar (Badajoz)

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