Torrequemada

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This article is about the Spanish town. For the leader of the Spanish Inquisition, see Tomás de Torquemada.
Torrequemada, Spain
Official seal of Torrequemada, Spain
Seal
Coordinates: 39°22′N 6°13′W / 39.367°N 6.217°W / 39.367; -6.217Coordinates: 39°22′N 6°13′W / 39.367°N 6.217°W / 39.367; -6.217
Country Spain
Autonomous community Extremadura
Province Cáceres
Municipality Torrequemada
Area
 • Total 30 km2 (10 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 604
 • Density 19.6/km2 (51/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Torrequemada is a municipality located in the province of Cáceres, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. The name Torrequemada is derived from the Spanish words torre meaning "tower" and quemada meaning "burnt." In 1594 it was part of the Cáceres district in the province of Trujillo.[1]

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