Barcarrota

Barcarrota is a Spanish municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura. It has a population of 3,664 (2007) and an area of 136.1 km².

Barcarrota
Official seal of Barcarrota
Barcarrota is located in Extremadura
Barcarrota
Barcarrota
Location of Barcarrota within Extremadura
Coordinates: 38°30′53″N 6°50′55″W / 38.51472°N 6.84861°W / 38.51472; -6.84861
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityExtremadura
ProvinceBadajoz
ComarcaLlanos de Olivenza
Government
 • AlcaldeSantiago Manuel Cuadrado Rodríguez
Area
 • Total136.1 km2 (52.5 sq mi)
Elevation
467 m (1,532 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total3,580
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
WebsiteAyuntamiento de Barcarrota

Barcarrota was the location of the Battle of Villanueva de Barcarrota (1336), in which Castilian troops decisively defeated a Portuguese army.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.


Coordinates: 38°30′53″N 06°50′55″W / 38.51472°N 6.84861°W / 38.51472; -6.84861