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Táliga - 6.jpg
Flag of Táliga
Coat of arms of Táliga
Coat of arms
Táliga is located in Spain
Location in Spain/Portugal
Coordinates: 38°31′N 7°0′W / 38.517°N 7.000°W / 38.517; -7.000Coordinates: 38°31′N 7°0′W / 38.517°N 7.000°W / 38.517; -7.000
Country Disputed:
Spanish community Extremadura
Spanish Province Badajoz
Portuguese district Évora
 • Alcalde Inmaculada Bonilla Martínez (2007) (PSOE)
 • Total 31 km2 (12 sq mi)
Elevation 315 m (1,033 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 801
 • Density 26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Taligueño/ña
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 06133
Official language(s) Spanish
Website Official website

Táliga (Spanish: [ˈtaliɣa] or Talega (Portuguese: [tɐˈlɛɣɐ]) is a town and municipality located border area between Portugal and Spain. Like Olivenza, Táliga is part of the province of Badajoz, in the Spanish autonomous community of Extremadura, although this is disputed and unrecognized by Portugal, which considers Táliga as being de jure part of the occupied concelho of Olivenza since 1801.

Under Portuguese administration, Táliga was a freguesia (parish) of the concelho (municipality) of Olivenza. It became an independent municipality in 1850, already under Spanish administration.

Church in Táliga
House in Táliga

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