Zorita de la Frontera

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Zorita de la Frontera
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Zorita de la Frontera
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 41°00′51″N5°12′50″W / 41.01417°N 5.21389°W / 41.01417; -5.21389 Coordinates: 41°00′51″N5°12′50″W / 41.01417°N 5.21389°W / 41.01417; -5.21389
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Salamanca
Comarca Tierra de Peñaranda
Government
  MayorJosé Manuel Partearroyo Rodero (People's Party)
Area
[1]
  Total32 km2 (12 sq mi)
Elevation
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831 m (2,726 ft)
Population
(2018) [2]
  Total160
  Density5.0/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
37408

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Municipio:Zorita de la Frontera". www.lasalina.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-10-29.
  2. "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute . Retrieved 11 April 2019.