Eljas (Fala: Ellas or As Ellas) is a municipality (municipio) located in the province of Cáceres, Extremadura, Spain. According to the 2008 census (INE), the municipality has 1,046 inhabitants.

Eljas, Spain
municipality
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Eljas, Spain is located in Spain
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Coordinates: 40°14′N 6°49′W / 40.233°N 6.817°W / 40.233; -6.817
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityExtremadura
ProvinceCáceres
MunicipalityEljas
Government
 • AlcaldeAntonio Bellanco Fernández (IPEX)
Area
 • Total33 km2 (13 sq mi)
Elevation
640 m (2,100 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total915
 • Density28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

The local linguistic variety is the so-called Fala language, different from both Spanish and Portuguese, but closer to the second.

ReferencesEdit

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