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Herrera del Duque (Extremaduran: Herrera del Duqui) is a municipality located in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. As of 2010, the municipality has a population of 3681 inhabitants.[2]

Herrera del Duque
Flag of Herrera del Duque
Flag
Coat of arms of Herrera del Duque
Coat of arms
Herrera del Duque is located in Extremadura
Herrera del Duque
Herrera del Duque
Location of Herrera del Duque within Extremadura
Coordinates: 39°10′7″N 5°3′4″W / 39.16861°N 5.05111°W / 39.16861; -5.05111
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityExtremadura
ProvinceBadajoz
ComarcaLa Siberia
Government
 • MayorSaturnino Alcázar Vaquerizo
Area
 • Total277.3 km2 (107.1 sq mi)
Elevation
468 m (1,535 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total3,485
 • Density13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Herrereños
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code.
06670
WebsiteOfficial website

The town is commanded by a 15th-16th-century fortress-castle. Other sights include the church of St. John the Baptist and the hermitage of Nuestra Señora de Consolación.

VillagesEdit

The municipality includes the village of Peloche, located at 8 km from the town, with a population of 235 inhabitants according to the 2009 census.[3]

SightsEdit

 
Plaza de España in Herrera del Duque
 
Church tower in Herrera del Duque
 
San Antón celebrations in Peloche

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ INE
  3. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE)

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