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Mérida
Collage of Mérida, Top:Merida Ancient Roman Theater, Second left:Asanblea de Extremadura (Extremadura Assembly), Second right:Acueducto de Los Milagros (Los Milagros Aqueduct), Third left:A interior of Merida National Roman Art Museum, Third upper right:Merida Roman Bridge, Third lower right:Tempo de Diana (Diana Temple), Bottom:A night view of Lusitania Bridge and Guadiana River
Collage of Mérida, Top:Merida Ancient Roman Theater, Second left:Asanblea de Extremadura (Extremadura Assembly), Second right:Acueducto de Los Milagros (Los Milagros Aqueduct), Third left:A interior of Merida National Roman Art Museum, Third upper right:Merida Roman Bridge, Third lower right:Tempo de Diana (Diana Temple), Bottom:A night view of Lusitania Bridge and Guadiana River
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Coordinates: 38°54′N 6°20′W / 38.900°N 6.333°W / 38.900; -6.333
Country Spain
Autonomous community Extremadura
ProvinceBadajoz
ComarcaMérida
ValleyGuadiana
Judicial districtMérida
Founded25 BC
Government
 • MayorAntonio Rodríguez Osuna (2015) (PSOE)
Area
 • Total865.6 km2 (334.2 sq mi)
Elevation
217 m (712 ft)
Population
 • Total60,119 (2,017)
Demonym(s)Emeritenses
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
06800
WebsiteOfficial website

Mérida (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmeɾiða]) is the capital of Extremadura, an autonomous community in Spain. It has 55,000 inhabitants and is an important Roman center, with the theatre and the bridge over the Guadiana river.

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