Guadalajara, Spain

city and municipality in the autonomous community of Castile–La Mancha, Spain

Guadalajara (/ˌɡwɑːdələˈhɑːrə/, Spanish: [ɡwaðalaˈxaɾa] (About this soundlisten))[1] is a city and municipality in Spain, located in the autonomous community of Castilla–La Mancha. It is the capital of the Province of Guadalajara.

Guadalajara
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Flag of Guadalajara
Flag
Coat of arms of Guadalajara
Coat of arms
Coordinates: 40°38′1.36″N 3°10′2.62″W / 40.6337111°N 3.1673944°W / 40.6337111; -3.1673944Coordinates: 40°38′1.36″N 3°10′2.62″W / 40.6337111°N 3.1673944°W / 40.6337111; -3.1673944
CountrySpain
RegionCastilla–La Mancha
ProvinceGuadalajara
Founded8th century; possible prior Iberian origin
Government
 • MayorAlberto Rojo Blas (PSOE)
Area
 • Total235.51 km2 (90.93 sq mi)
Elevation
708 m (2,323 ft)
Highest elevation
972 m (3,189 ft)
Lowest elevation
620 m (2,030 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total84,145
 • Density360/km2 (930/sq mi)
DemonymsGuadalajareño/a, arriacense
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
19001–5
Dialing code949
ClimateCsa
WebsiteOfficial website

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Guadalajara". Collins Dictionary. n.d. Retrieved 26 September 2014.