Lorquí is a Spanish municipality in the autonomous community of Murcia. It has a population of 6,493 (2006) and an area of 15 km2 .

Lorquí
Ayuntamiento de Lorqui.jpg
Coat of arms of Lorquí
Location of Lorquí
Lorquí is located in Murcia
Lorquí
Lorquí
Location in Murcia
Lorquí is located in Spain
Lorquí
Lorquí
Location in Spain
Coordinates: Coordinates: 38°4′54″N 1°15′18″W / 38.08167°N 1.25500°W / 38.08167; -1.25500
Country Spain
Autonomous community Murcia
ComarcaVega Alta del Segura
ParishMolina de Segura
Government
 • MayorJesús Gómez Montiel (PSRM/PSOE)
Area
 • Total15 km2 (6 sq mi)
Elevation
89 m (292 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total7,002
Post code
30550
Area code(s)968
WebsiteOfficial website Edit this at Wikidata

DemographicsEdit

The population of Lorquí has more than quadrupled since 1900 and continues to grow at a fast pace, growing 18% from 1991 to 2005.

SportsEdit

The community enjoys soccer games at the Juan de la Cierva stadium, completed in 2002, which can seat 2,000 spectators. The stadium is home to the Club de Fútbol Atlético Ciudad. The 18th-century church of Santiago Apostol is also in the town.

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit

This article contains information from the Spanish Wikipedia article Lorquí, accessed on January 10, 2008.