Valverde de Mérida

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Valverde de Mérida, Spain
Coat of arms of Valverde de Mérida, Spain
Coat of arms
Valverde de Mérida, Spain is located in Spain
Valverde de Mérida, Spain
Valverde de Mérida, Spain
Location of Valverde de Mérida, Spain
Coordinates: 38°54′39″N 6°13′13″W / 38.91083°N 6.22028°W / 38.91083; -6.22028Coordinates: 38°54′39″N 6°13′13″W / 38.91083°N 6.22028°W / 38.91083; -6.22028
Country Spain
Autonomous community Extremadura
Province Badajoz
Municipality Valverde de Mérida
Government
 • Mayor Silvia Vargas Frutos
Area
 • Total 52.7 km2 (20.3 sq mi)
Elevation 267 m (876 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 1,193
 • Density 23/km2 (59/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal Code 06890
Website valverdedemerida.es

Valverde de Mérida is a municipality located in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. According to the 2005 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 1193 inhabitants.

History[edit]

The Battle of Valverde (1385) was fought on 14 October 1385, near Valverde de Mérida, which saw the Kingdom of Portugal winning the battle against the Crown of Castile.