Cervera del Maestre

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Cervera del Maestre

Cervera del Maestrat
Panoràmica de Cervera.jpg
Coat of arms of Cervera del Maestre
Coat of arms
Cervera del Maestre is located in Spain
Cervera del Maestre
Cervera del Maestre
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 40°27′14″N 0°16′31″E / 40.45389°N 0.27528°E / 40.45389; 0.27528Coordinates: 40°27′14″N 0°16′31″E / 40.45389°N 0.27528°E / 40.45389; 0.27528
Country Spain
Autonomous community Valencian Community
ProvinceCastelló
ComarcaBaix Maestrat
Judicial districtVinaròs
Area
 • Total93.2 km2 (36.0 sq mi)
Elevation
313 m (1,027 ft)
Population
(2016)
 • Total642
 • Density6.9/km2 (18/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cerverí, cerverina
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
12578
Official language(s)Valencian

Cervera del Maestre (Valencian: Cervera del Maestrat) is a municipality in the comarca of Baix Maestrat in the Valencian Community, Spain. It is located at the southern end of the Cervera Mountains, above the Rambla de Cervera seasonal river.

Cervera is located on a hill with a ruined Moorish castle top of it. It lies in an area of maquis shrub and cultivated plots, mainly almond, carob and olive trees.[1] There is a ruined ermita south of the town.

Cervera del Maestre is part of the Taula del Sénia free association of municipalities.

Entrance to the castle on top of the hill

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