Táliga

Táliga (Spanish: [ˈtaliɣa] or Talega (Portuguese: [tɐˈlɛɣɐ]) is a town and municipality located border area between Portugal and Spain. Like Olivenza, Táliga is part of the province of Badajoz, in the Spanish autonomous community of Extremadura, although this is disputed and unrecognized by Portugal, which considers Táliga as being de jure part of the occupied concelho of Olivenza since 1801.

Táliga
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Flag of Táliga
Flag
Coat of arms of Táliga
Coat of arms
Táliga is located in Extremadura
Táliga
Táliga
Location in Spain/Portugal
Táliga is located in Spain
Táliga
Táliga
Táliga (Spain)
Táliga is located in Portugal
Táliga
Táliga
Táliga (Portugal)
Coordinates: 38°31′N 7°0′W / 38.517°N 7.000°W / 38.517; -7.000Coordinates: 38°31′N 7°0′W / 38.517°N 7.000°W / 38.517; -7.000
CountryDisputed:
Spanish communityExtremadura
Spanish ProvinceBadajoz
Portuguese districtÉvora
Government
 • AlcaldeInmaculada Bonilla Martínez (2007) (PSOE)
Area
 • Total31 km2 (12 sq mi)
Elevation
315 m (1,033 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total681
 • Density22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Taligueño/ña
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
06133
Official language(s)Spanish
WebsiteOfficial website

Under Portuguese administration, Táliga was a freguesia (parish) of the concelho (municipality) of Olivenza. It became an independent municipality in 1850, already under Spanish administration.

Church in Táliga
House in Táliga

ReferencesEdit

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

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