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Encyclopedia > Villanueva de la Serena
Villanueva de la Serena

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Motto: Puerta soy de la Serena
Government
 - Mayor Miguel Ángel Gallardo Miranda(PSOE)
Elevation 280 m (918 ft)
Population (2007)
 - City 25,484
Website: http://www.villanuevadelaserena.es


Villanueva de la Serena is a city in Badajoz Province, Extremadura, Spain. It has a population of 25,484 (2007) and forms part of a larger urban area with the neighbouring town of Don Benito. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Spanish Socialist Workers Party (Partido Socialista Obrero Español or PSOE) is one of the main parties of Spain. ... Basic Definition In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or some other fixed point). ... The metre (American English:meter) is a measure of length. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... Badajoz is a province of western Spain, in the southern part of the autonomous community of Extremadura. ... Capital Mérida Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % of Spain Ranked 5th  41 634 km²  8,2% Population  â€“ Total (2005)  â€“ % of Spain  â€“ Density Ranked 12th  1 083 879  2,5%  26,03/km² Demonym  â€“ English  â€“ Spanish  â€”  extremeño/a, castúo Statute of Autonomy February 26, 1983 ISO 3166-2 EX Parliamentary representation... Year 2007 (MMVII) is now the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Crowded Shibuya, Tokyo shopping district An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... Don Benito, a town of Badajoz (province), Extremadura of Spain near the left bank of the river Guadiana. ...


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Parque de la Constitución (1993)

Founded in the thirteenth century as Aldeanueva de Lares the city was an important centre for the Mesta in the Middle Ages. It was the birthplace of Pedro de Valdivia who conquered Chile for the Spanish crown. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Mesta is a river in Bulgaria and Greece, see Mesta (river). ... The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and modern times, beginning with the Renaissance. ... Pedro de Valdivia Pedro de Valdivia (c. ...


Toronto Raptors player José Calderón born in Villanueva de la Serena. The Toronto Raptors are a professional basketball team based in Toronto, Ontario. ... José Manuel Calderón (born September 28, 1981, in Villanueva de la Serena, Badajoz) is a Spanish professional basketball player with the NBAs Toronto Raptors. ...



edit Municipalities in Badajoz

Acedera | Aceuchal | Ahillones | Alange | Alburquerque | Alconchel | Alconera | Aljucén | Almendral | Almendralejo | Arroyo de San Serván | Atalaya | Azuaga | Badajoz | Barcarrota | Baterno | Benquerencia de la Serena | Berlanga | Bienvenida | Bodonal de la Sierra | Burguillos del Cerro | Cabeza del Buey | Cabeza la Vaca | Calamonte | Calera de León | Calzadilla de los Barros | Campanario | Campillo de Llerena | Capilla | Carmonita | Casas de Don Pedro | Casas de Reina | Castilblanco | Castuera | Cheles | Cordobilla de Lácara | Corte de Peleas | Don Benito | Don Álvaro | El Carrascalejo | Entrín Bajo | Esparragalejo | Esparragosa de Lares | Esparragosa de la Serena | Feria | Fregenal de la Sierra | Fuenlabrada de los Montes | Fuente de Cantos | Fuente del Arco | Fuente del Maestre | Fuentes de León | Garbayuela | Garlitos | Granja de Torrehermosa | Guareña | Helechosa de los Montes | Herrera del Duque | Higuera de Llerena | Higuera de Vargas | Higuera de la Serena | Higuera la Real | Hinojosa del Valle | Hornachos | Jerez de los Caballeros | La Albuera | La Codosera | La Coronada | La Garrovilla | La Haba | La Lapa | La Morera | La Nava de Santiago | La Parra | La Roca de la Sierra | La Zarza | Llera | Llerena | Lobón | Los Santos de Maimona | Magacela | Maguilla | Malcocinado | Malpartida de la Serena | Manchita | Medellín | Medina de las Torres | Mengabril | Mirandilla | Monesterio | Montemolín | Monterrubio de la Serena | Montijo | Mérida | Navalvillar de Pela | Nogales | Oliva de Mérida | Oliva de la Frontera | Olivenza | Orellana de la Sierra | Orellana la Vieja | Palomas | Peraleda del Zaucejo | Peñalsordo | Puebla de Alcocer | Puebla de Obando | Puebla de Sancho Pérez | Puebla de la Calzada | Puebla de la Reina | Puebla del Maestre | Puebla del Prior | Pueblonuevo del Guadiana | Quintana de la Serena | Reina | Rena | Retamal de Llerena | Ribera del Fresno | Risco | Salvaleón | Salvatierra de los Barros | San Pedro de Mérida | San Vicente de Alcántara | Sancti-Spíritus | Santa Amalia | Santa Marta | Segura de León | Siruela | Solana de los Barros | Talarrubias | Talavera la Real | Tamurejo | Torre de Miguel Sesmero | Torremayor | Torremejía | Trasierra | Trujillanos | Táliga | Usagre | Valdecaballeros | Valdelacalzada | Valdetorres | Valencia de las Torres | Valencia del Mombuey | Valencia del Ventoso | Valle de Matamoros | Valle de Santa Ana | Valle de la Serena | Valverde de Burguillos | Valverde de Leganés | Valverde de Llerena | Valverde de Mérida | Villafranca de los Barros | Villagarcía de la Torre | Villagonzalo | Villalba de los Barros | Villanueva de la Serena | Villanueva del Fresno | Villar de Rena | Villar del Rey | Villarta de los Montes | Zafra | Zahínos | Zalamea de la Serena | Zarza-Capilla This is a list of the municipalities in the province of Badajoz, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. ... Badajoz is a province of western Spain, in the southern part of the autonomous community of Extremadura. ... Image File history File links Flag of Extremadura File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Alburquerque is a small village in the province of Badajoz, Spain. ... Almendralejo is a town in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Azuaga is a municipality in Badajoz province in southern Extremadura, bordering the Andaluz provinces of Sevilla y Córdoba in Spain. ... Location Badajoz, Spain location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Badajoz (Spanish) Spanish name Badajoz Founded 875 Area code 34 (Spain) + 924 (Badajoz) Website http://www. ... , Benquerencia de la Serena is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Bodonal de la Sierra is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Burguillos del Cerro is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... , Castuera is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Don Benito, a town of Badajoz (province), Extremadura of Spain near the left bank of the river Guadiana. ... El Carrascalejo is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Esparragosa de Lares is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... , Esparragosa de la Serena is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... , Fuenlabrada de los Montes is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Fuente del Maestre is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... , Granja de Torrehermosa is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Helechosa de los Montes is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Higuera de Vargas is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Higuera de la Serena is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... , Hinojosa del Valle is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Jerez de los Caballeros is a town of south-western Spain, in the province of Badajoz. ... La Albuera is a Spanish village 12 miles southeast of Badajoz. ... La Roca de la Sierra is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... , Los Santos de Maimona is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... , Malpartida de la Serena is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Medellíns coat of arms. ... Monterrubio de la Serena is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Montijo is a town in the province of Badajoz, in Extremadura, Spain. ... Mérida is the capital of the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. ... Coordinates 38° 45 N, 5° 07 W Mayor Ramón Rocha Maqueda Area 750 km² Population  - Density 8,274 11. ... Orellana de la Sierra is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Peraleda del Zaucejo is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... , Puebla de Sancho Pérez is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Puebla del Maestre is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... , Pueblonuevo del Guadiana is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Salvatierra de los Barros is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... San Vicente de Alcántara is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Sancti-Spíritus is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Santa Marta is a municipality (pop. ... Solana de los Barros is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Valencia del Mombuey is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Valverde de Llerena is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Villafranca de los Barros is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Zafra is a town situated in the Province of Badajoz (Spain), where it is one of the most important. ... , Zalamea de la Serena is a municipality in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ...

Coordinates: 38°58′N, 5°48′W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Villanueva De La Serena - LoveToKnow 1911 (87 words)
VILLANUEVA DE LA SERENA, a town of western Spain, in the province of Badajoz, near the left bank of the river Guadiana, and on the Madrid-Badajoz railway.
Villanueva is a clean and thriving place, with good modern public buildings - town hall, churches, convents and schools.
It is the chief town of an undulating plain, La Serena, locally celebrated for red wine and melons.
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Hernando de Soto (2307 words)
Explorer and conqueror, born at Villanueva de la Serena, Badajoz, Spain, 1496 or 1500; died on the banks of the Mississippi the latter part of June, 1542.
De Soto played a prominent part in the engagements which completed the conquest of Peru, including the battle which resulted in the capture of Cuzco, the capital.
De Soto now ordered Diego Maldonado, a captain of infantry who had served him well, to give up his command, and take two ships with which he was to explore the coast of Florida for a distance of one hundred leagues to the west of Aute, and map out its bays and inlets.
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