Zorita de la Frontera
Location in Salamanca
|Autonomous community||Castile and León|
|Comarca||Tierra de Peñaranda|
|• Mayor||José Manuel Partearroyo Rodero (People's Party)|
|• Total||32 km2 (12 sq mi)|
|Elevation||831 m (2,726 ft)|
|• Density||5.0/km2 (13/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
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