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Location within La Rioja.
|Autonomous community||La Rioja|
|• Mayor||Daniel Osés Ramírez (PP)|
|• Total||24.6 km2 (9.5 sq mi)|
|Elevation||580 m (1,900 ft)|
|• Density||43.66/km2 (113.1/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CET (UTC+2)|
|17 km to Logroño|
Nalda is a municipality of the autonomous community of La Rioja (Spain). It is located near the capital, Logroño. Its population in January 2006 was 1,074 inhabitants over a 24.6 square kilometre area.
The town was the scene of the preliminaries of the famous Battle of Clavijo between Arabs and Christians in year 844. It appears mentioned for the first time in the 11th century, in the relation of properties that the king Don García of Nájera granted to his wife Estefanía.
- Church of Asunción. Of Renaissance style, it was constructed in the 16th century.
- Hermitage of Santa Maria de Villavieja. Baroque construction of the 17th century made in rubblework and brick. It is located to a kilometer of the village.
- Asociación para la protección del patrimonio de Nalda. Rutas por el patrimonio de Nalda (in Spanish)
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