La Roca de la Sierra

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La Roca de la Sierra
Municipality
Coat of arms of La Roca de la Sierra
Coat of arms
La Roca de la Sierra is located in Spain
La Roca de la Sierra
La Roca de la Sierra
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 39°6′33″N 6°41′25″W / 39.10917°N 6.69028°W / 39.10917; -6.69028
Country  Spain
Autonomous Community  Extremadura
Province Badajoz
Comarca Tierra de Mérida - Vegas Bajas
Government
 • Mayor Alfonso González Almunia (IU)
Area
 • Total 110 km2 (40 sq mi)
Elevation(AMSL) 248 m (814 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 1,524
 • Density 14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +2) (UTC+2)
Postal code 06190
Area code(s) +34 (Spain) + 924 (Badajoz)
Website www.larocadelasierra.es

La Roca de la Sierra is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. It has a population of 1,579 and an area of 108.58 km². It is the location of the Monastery of San Isidro de Loriana, a Bien de Interes Cultural in a state of ruin.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "San Isidro de Loriana, un monasterio franciscano abandonado". Archived from the original on 16 March 2014. Retrieved 15 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Iglesias Aunión, Pablo (1999). "Monasterio de San Isidro de Loriana". Senderos de Extremadura. Retrieved 15 March 2014. 

Coordinates: 39°6′30″N 6°41′20″W / 39.10833°N 6.68889°W / 39.10833; -6.68889