La Roda

La Roda is a small city located in the Province of Albacete in the autonomous community of Castile-La Mancha in Spain.

La Roda
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Flag of La Roda
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Coat of arms of La Roda
Coat of arms
La Roda is located in Castilla-La Mancha
La Roda
La Roda
Location
La Roda is located in Spain
La Roda
La Roda
La Roda (Spain)
Coordinates: Coordinates: 39°12′25″N 2°09′37″W / 39.206959°N 2.16038°W / 39.206959; -2.16038
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile-La Mancha
ProvinceBandera provincia Albacete.svg Albacete
Judicial districtLa Roda is the legal district no. 5 of its province.
Government
 • MayorVicente Aroca Sáez (PP)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total15,515
Demonym(s)Rodense, rodeño/-a (Spanish)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

DescriptionEdit

The town has a population of around 16,500 people. It is an important industrial town. Its most famous building is the church which dates from the 15th century.

Its main culinary speciality are the Miguelitos. Tennis player Guillermo García López hails and David Castro triathlon runner from La Roda.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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