La Serena, Spain

La Serena is a comarca located in the east of province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. The main town is Castuera.

La Serena
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Location of the comarca in the province of Badajoz
Location of the comarca in the province of Badajoz
Coordinates: 38°43′N 5°33′W / 38.717°N 5.550°W / 38.717; -5.550Coordinates: 38°43′N 5°33′W / 38.717°N 5.550°W / 38.717; -5.550
Country Spain
Autonomous communityExtremadura
ProvinceBadajoz
CapitalCastuera
Area
 • Total2,654 km2 (1,025 sq mi)
Population
 • Total39,333
 • Density15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

It is a comarca based on a natural region which includes plains, as well as some low ranges of the Sierra Morena. The climate is continental, with strong fluctuations.

It grows fine grass grazed by merino sheep that produce a renowned wool and whose milk yields a well known cheese denominated La Serena cheese, which is a protected product by its origin.

The population of the territory is around 39,000 inhabitants.

MunicipalitiesEdit

The comarca contains the following municipalities:[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Comarca de La Serena". Diputación de Badajoz. Retrieved November 3, 2017.