Mendavia

Mendavia is a town and municipality located in the province and autonomous community of Navarre, northern Spain. The Postal code is 31587.

Mendavia
Official seal of Mendavia
Seal
CountrySpain
Autonomous CommunityNavarre
Area
 • Total78 km2 (30 sq mi)
Elevation
360 m (1,180 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total3,534
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Mendavia. Navarra. Spain

Mendavia is an agricultural town. It produces high-quality asparagus, peaches and a certain variety of large red pepper.

Roque Romero Sainz (died 1997), active promoter of baseball in Spain between 1940 and 1970, was born in Mendavia in 1910. He was the founder of one of the rare baseball clubs in Spain, Pops CB, and became chairman of the Catalan Baseball Federation for a while.[2]

Local celebrationsEdit

  • August 23–30, San Juan Bautista.
  • January 16, San Antón.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  2. ^ *Baseball historical data Archived 2011-07-15 at the Wayback Machine

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Coordinates: 42°27′N 2°12′W / 42.450°N 2.200°W / 42.450; -2.200