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For the genus of moth, see Tafalla (moth).
Flag of Tafalla
Official seal of Tafalla
Country Spain
Autonomous Community Navarre
 • Mayor Arturo Goldazarena (EH Bildu)
 • Total 98.29 km2 (37.95 sq mi)
Elevation 421 m (1,381 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 11,390
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Tafalla is a town and municipality located in the province and autonomous community of Navarre, northern Spain. The Postal code is 31300.

Tafalla is an industrial and agricultural town. It produces beef, mutton, pork and chicken.


Convento de la Confession (Convent of the Concepcionistas Recoletas) (to the right) in Tafalla by Edward Hawke Locker in 1824, published in the work Views in Spain

There are traces of human presence in the area dating from the Chalcolithic age.

Jurist Florencio García Goyena was born in this town in 1783[1] and Antonio Azarola y Gresillón, rear admiral of the Spanish Republican Navy was born in Tafalla in 1874.[2]

Notable people[edit]

19th-century building in Tafalla

Local celebrations[edit]


  1. ^ Ross, Friso (2001). "García Goyena, Florencio". In Michael Stolleis (ed.). Juristen: ein biographisches Lexikon; von der Antike bis zum 20. Jahrhundert (in German) (2nd ed.). München: Beck. p. 232. ISBN 3-406-45957-9. 
  2. ^ Marcelino Laruelo Roa, Muertes Paralelas. El destino trágico de los prohombres de la República, Gijón 2004, ISBN 849311751X

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Coordinates: 42°31′N 1°40′W / 42.517°N 1.667°W / 42.517; -1.667