Merida

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Mérida
Municipality
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
Flag of Mérida
Flag
Coat of arms of Mérida
Coat of arms
Mérida is located in Extremadura
Mérida
Mérida
Location within Extremadura
Mérida is located in Spain
Mérida
Mérida
Mérida (Spain)
Coordinates: 38°54′N 6°20′W / 38.900°N 6.333°W / 38.900; -6.333
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Extremadura
Province Badajoz
Comarca Mérida
Valley Guadiana
Judicial district Mérida
Founded 25 BC
Government
 • Mayor Antonio Rodríguez Osuna (2015) (PSOE)
Area
 • Total 865.6 km2 (334.2 sq mi)
Elevation 217 m (712 ft)
Population
 • Total 60,119 (2,017)
Demonym(s) Emeritenses
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 06800
Website Official 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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