Badajoz Cathedral

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Metropolitan Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Catedral metropolitana de San Juan Bautista
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Badajoz Cathedral
Religion
AffiliationRoman Catholic Church
ProvinceMérida Badajoz
RiteLatin Rite
Ecclesiastical or organizational statusMetropolitan cathedral
LeadershipArchbishop Santiago García
Year consecrated1270
Location
LocationBadajoz, Spain
Geographic coordinates38°52′42.40″N 6°58′9.89″W / 38.8784444°N 6.9694139°W / 38.8784444; -6.9694139Coordinates: 38°52′42.40″N 6°58′9.89″W / 38.8784444°N 6.9694139°W / 38.8784444; -6.9694139
Architecture
Architectural typechurch
Architectural styleGothic, Baroque[1]
Groundbreaking1230
Completed1276
Specifications
Length70 metres (230 ft)
Width40 metres (130 ft)
Official name: Iglesia Catedral de San Juan Bautista
Designated3 June 1931
Reference no.(R.I.)-51-0000394-00000[2]
Website
www.archimeridabadajoz.org

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist of Badajoz (Spanish: Catedral metropolitana de San Juan Bautista de Badajoz) is a Roman Catholic cathedral church in Badajoz, Extremadura, western Spain.[3] It is the seat of the Archdiocese of Mérida-Badajoz.

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  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-25. Retrieved 2010-11-14.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. "Iglesia Catedral de San Juan Bautista". Patrimonio Historico - Base de datos de bienes inmuebles (in Spanish). Ministerio de Cultura. Retrieved 10 January 2011.
  3. "Catedraldemerida". catedraldemerida.webnode.com.

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