Mérida

Mérida is the capital of the Extremadura region in Spain. Founded in 25 BC, Mérida was once the capital of the Roman province of Lusitania. The city of 59,000 people still has numerous well-preserved Roman ruins, the group of which were declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1993.
Photo: Tomás Fano, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Heritage site
The is a Roman bridge over the Guadiana River at Mérida in southwest Spain. Photo: A stray sheep, CC BY-SA 3.0 es.

Ruins
The is the ruins of a Roman aqueduct bridge, part of the aqueduct built to supply water to the Roman colony of Emerita Augusta, today Mérida, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Archaeological site
The Alcazaba is a ninth-century Muslim fortification in Mérida, Spain. Photo: Lansbricae, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Tourist attraction
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Mérida

Latitude
38.9175° or 38° 55' 2.9" north
Longitude
-6.3444° or 6° 20' 39.8" west
Open Location Code
8CCMWM84+X6
Population
59,000
IATA airport code
QWX
United Nations Location Code
ES MEA
Elevation
229 metres (751 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 252217933
Geo­Names ID
2513917
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Also Known As

  • Albanian: Mérida, Spanjë
  • Albanian: Mérida
  • Amharic: ሜሪዳ፣ እስፓንያ
  • Arabic: Mérida, Badajoz
  • Arabic: ماردة
  • Arabic: مريدا
  • Aragonese: Mérida
  • Armenian: Մերիդա
  • Asturian; Bable: Mérida
  • Azerbaijani: Merida
  • Basque: Mérida
  • Belarusian: Мерыда (Іспанія)
  • Belarusian: Мерыда
  • Belarusian: Мэрыда
  • Bengali: মেরিদা, স্পেন
  • Bislama: Mérida
  • Bosnian: Mérida
  • Breton: Mérida
  • Bulgarian: Мерида
  • Catalan: Mèrida
  • Cebuano: Mérida
  • Chinese: Mérida
  • Chinese: 梅里达
  • Chinese: 梅里達
  • Chinese: 美利達
  • Chuvash: Мерида (Испани)
  • Chuvash: Мерида
  • Croatian: Mérida
  • Czech: Mérida
  • Danish: Mérida
  • Dutch: Merida (Spanje)
  • Dutch: Merida
  • Dutch: Mérida
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: مارده
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: ميرىدا
  • English: Merida
  • English: Mérida, Spain
  • Esperanto: Merido
  • Estonian: Mérida
  • Extremaduran: Méria
  • Finnish: Mérida
  • French: Mérida
  • Gaelic (Scots): Mérida
  • Gallegan: Mérida, España
  • Gallegan: Mérida
  • Georgian: მერიდა
  • German: Mérida
  • Greek: Μέριδα
  • Guarani: Mérida (Epáña)
  • Guarani: Mérida
  • Gujarati: મેરિડા
  • Hebrew: מרידה
  • Hindi: मेरिदा
  • Hungarian: Mérida
  • Icelandic: Mérida
  • Indonesian: Mérida, Spanyol
  • Indonesian: Mérida
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Mérida
  • Irish: Mérida
  • Italian: Mérida
  • Japanese: メリダ
  • Kannada: ಮೆರಿಡಾ
  • Korean: 메리다
  • Ladino: Mérida, Espanya
  • Ladino: Mérida
  • Latin: Emerita Augusta
  • Latvian: Merida
  • Letzeburgesch: Mérida
  • Lithuanian: Merida
  • Macedonian: Мерида
  • Malay (generic): Merida
  • Malay (generic): Mérida, Sepanyol
  • Marathi: मेरिदा
  • Min Nan Chinese: Mérida
  • Norwegian: Mérida
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Mérida
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Mérida
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Mérida i Spania
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Mérida
  • Persian: مریدا
  • Polish: Mérida
  • Portuguese: Mérida
  • Portuguese: Mérida (Espanha)
  • Quechua: Mérida
  • Romanian: Mérida, Spania
  • Romanian: Mérida
  • Russian: Мерида
  • Sardinian: Mérida
  • Scots: Mérida, Spain
  • Scots: Mérida
  • Serbian: Мерида
  • Serbo-Croatian: Mérida
  • Sicilian: Merida
  • Sinhalese: මෙරිඩා
  • Slovak: Mérida
  • Slovenian: Mérida, Španija
  • Slovenian: Mérida
  • South Azerbaijani: مریدا
  • Spanish: Merida
  • Spanish: Mérida
  • Swedish: Mérida
  • Tajik: Иёлоти Мерида
  • Tamil: மெரிடா
  • Tatar: Мерида (Испания)
  • Tatar: Мерида
  • Telugu: మెరిడ
  • Thai: เมริดา
  • Turkish: Mérida, Ekstremadura
  • Turkish: Mérida
  • Ukrainian: Мерида
  • Urdu: میریدا
  • Urdu: میریدا، ہسپانیہ
  • Venetian: Mérida (Spagna)
  • Venetian: Mérida
  • Vietnamese: Mérida
  • Volapük: Mérida
  • Waray (Philippines): Mérida, Badajoz
  • Welsh: Mérida
  • Wu Chinese: 梅里達
  • Yue Chinese: 美利達
  • Mérida, Caxtillān
  • Mérida, Tây Ban Nha

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