Las Vegas Altas

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Las Vegas Altas
Location in the province of Badajoz
Location in the province of Badajoz
Country  Spain
Autonomous community Extremadura
Province Badajoz
Capital see text
 • Total 1,841.40 km2 (710.97 sq mi)
 • Total 90,697
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Largest municipality Don Benito

Las Vegas Altas, also known as Vegas Altas del Guadiana, is a comarca in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. Its capital and administrative center is the metroplex formed by the municipalities of Don Benito and Villanueva de la Serena. The comarca contains 16 municipalities and 90,697 inhabitants (INE 2008).

Las Vegas Altas borders a number of comarcas within Badajoz province: Tierra de Trujillo to the north; Villuercas to the northeast; La Siberia to the southeast; La Serena to the south; and Tierra de Mérida - Vegas Bajas to the southwest.

Coordinates: 38°57′N 5°51′W / 38.950°N 5.850°W / 38.950; -5.850