Montijo, Spain
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Montijo, Spain
Montijo
City
Spain Square
Spain Square
Coat of arms of Montijo
Coat of arms
Location in Badajoz
Location in Badajoz
Montijo is located in Extremadura
Montijo
Montijo
Location of Montijo within Extremadura
Coordinates: 38°54?36?N 6°37?3?W / 38.91000°N 6.61750°W / 38.91000; -6.61750Coordinates: 38°54?36?N 6°37?3?W / 38.91000°N 6.61750°W / 38.91000; -6.61750
Country Spain
Autonomous Community Extremadura
ProvinceBadajoz
ComarcaTierra de Mérida
FoundedPrerromanic
Government
 o MayorManuel Gómez Rodríguez (PSOE)
Area
 o Total119.7 km2 (46.2 sq mi)
Elevation201 m (659 ft)
Population
(2018)[1]
 o Total15,614
 o Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST (GMT +2))
Postal code
06480
Area code(s)+34 (Spain) + 924 (Badajoz)
WebsiteOfficial website

Montijo is a town and municipality in the province of Badajoz, in Extremadura, Spain. It has a population of 16,236 inhabitants (in 2010). It is located between Badajoz and Mérida, near Guadiana river banks. The extension of the municipality covers 3 different centers of population: Lácara, Barbaño and Montijo, being the last one the capital.

The Battle of Montijo was fought near the town in 1644.

The town is also related to Eugenie de Montijo.

References

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 2019.



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