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Badajoz
Baajós
City
Badajoz desde la Torre de Espantaperros.jpg
Badajoz Ibn Marwan.jpg
Puerta Palmas.JPG
Flag of Badajoz
Flag
Coat of arms of Badajoz
Coat of arms
Founded 875
Founded by Ibn Marwan
Area
 • Total 1,470 km2 (570 sq mi)
Elevation (AMSL) 185 m (607 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 152,270
 • Rank 302
 • Density 103.6/km2 (268.3/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +2) (UTC+2)
Postal code 70862
Area code(s) +34 (Spain) + 924 (Badajoz)
Website Official website

Badajoz (Extremaduran: Baajós) is the capital of the Badajoz Province in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. The population in 2011 was 151,565.

Town twinning

  • Portugal Elvas, Portugal
  • Portugal Santarém, Portugal
  • Portugal Nazaré, Portugal
  • Brazil Blumenau, Brazil
  • Nicaragua Granada, Nicaragua

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