Zalamea de la Serena

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Zalamea de la Serena
Municipality
Coat of arms of Zalamea de la Serena
Coat of arms
Zalamea de la Serena is located in Spain
Zalamea de la Serena
Zalamea de la Serena
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 38°38′59″N 5°39′25″W / 38.64972°N 5.65694°W / 38.64972; -5.65694
Country  Spain
Autonomous Community  Extremadura
Province Badajoz
Comarca La Serena
Government
 • Mayor José Antonio Murillo Dávila (PP)
Area
 • Total 246 km2 (95 sq mi)
Elevation(AMSL) 485 m (1,591 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 3,797
 • Density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +2) (UTC+2)
Postal code 06430
Area code(s) +34 (Spain) + 924 (Badajoz)
Website www.zalamea.com

Coordinates: 38°39′N 5°39′W / 38.650°N 5.650°W / 38.650; -5.650 Zalamea de la Serena is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. According to the 2014 census,[1] the municipality has a population of 3797 inhabitants.

Zalamea is the setting of the play, “El Alcalde de Zalamea,” or the “Mayor of Zalamea.”

Monuments include: the dystile, and church called ´El Cristo.´ There is a small village called Docenario close to Zalamea.

Monuments There is a Dystile from Roman times. There is a castle and it is about 2,400 years old. There are two churches from Roman times.

Nine km to the north is Cancho Roano, a temple/ritual site of the Tartessian period, now with a Visitor centre

Other buildings and facilities in Zalamea There is a football field. There are some sport centres. There are some street lights.

There is a castle. It is big and the color brown. The castle has got two towers.

Festivals and Celebrations

There are festivals. There is a festival called ´Romeria. There is a festival called ´San Cristobal and it is celebrated in the ´Charca.´ ´Charca´ is a big lake with fishing lines.

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