Mérida
in Badajoz of Extremadura, Spain

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
38.916 and -6.344 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 38° 54' 57" and W -6° 20' 37"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Basque, Occitan
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:05 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Europe/Madrid
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
8:34 am and 6:42 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-39.200 and 173.833 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Puniho
References
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Delve into Mérida

Mérida in Badajoz (Extremadura) with it's 56,395 habitants is a city located in Spain about 175 mi (or 281 km) south-west of Madrid, the country's capital town.

Current time in Mérida is now 05:05 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Madrid with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 11 airports closer to Mérida, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Spain is Badajoz Airport in a distance of 26 mi (or 41 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Historic Centre of Évora in Portugal at a distance of 27 mi (or 44 km). The closest in Spain is Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida in a distance of 37 mi (or 44 km), South-East. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Calamonte, Trujillanos, Esparragalejo, Don Alvaro and Mirandilla. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 14°C / 58 °F

Morning Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Evening Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 79%
Air Pressure 1025 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Thursday, 30th of January 2020

13°C (56 °F)
10°C (51 °F)
Broken clouds.

Friday, 31st of January 2020

15°C (60 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Saturday, 1st of February 2020

16°C (61 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Merida Palace

Address
0,2 mi
Plaza España 19
06800 Merida
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hotel & Boutique Spa Adealba

Address
0,1 mi
Romero Leal, 18
06800 Mérida
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Velada Merida

Address
0,6 mi
Avenida Reina Sofia s/n
06800 Merida
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Parador de Mérida

Address
0,2 mi
C/Almendralejo, 56
06800 Merida
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Tryp Mérida Medea Hotel

Address
1,2 mi
Avd De Portugal Sn
06800 Merida
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Las Lomas Mérida

Address
1,2 mi
Avenida Reina Sofia, 78
06800 Merida
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hotel Romero Mérida

Address
4,0 mi
Auntovía A - 66, Salida 630, Dirección Sevilla
06800 Mérida
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Tíbula City Apartamento Turistico

Address
1,2 mi
Francisco de Orellana,13
06800 Merida
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Zeus Merida

Address
0,6 mi
AVD REINA SOFIA 8
06800 Merida
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Tíbula Centro Apartamento Turístico

Address
0,5 mi
Pintor Alejandro Laborde, 2 . 1 C
06800 Merida
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Mérida (Turismo en Extremadura) / Extremadura (Spain) Tourism [IGEO.TV]

Published: February 21, 2013
Length: 39:14 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: i geotv

http://igeo.tv/category/videos/tematica/cultura/lugares-mundo/ Mérida es hoy, ante todo, una ciudad administrativa que acoge en su seno los vestigios de un complejo entramado de ciudades...


Mérida monumental: Maravillas y milagros romanos en la pequeña Roma española

Published: November 29, 2012
Length: 18:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: LZFILM

Retratos de ciudades españolas, 7 Mérida es un sitio verdaderamente imposible. Cuando pasé por Mérida por primera vez, había estado en Roma hacía sólo tres meses. Pero me sentí como...


Lunes Santo #SemanaSanta #Mérida 2015 #Ætv

Published: March 31, 2015
Length: 27:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ætv Mérida

Televisión Augusta Emerita - Transmision de prueba:/ Test Transmision: http://www.livestream/aetvmerida - Ætv Mérida Spain http://twitter.com/AETV_Spain.


Domingo de Ramos #Mérida 2015 #Procesion #Ætv #SemanaSanta

Published: March 31, 2015
Length: 11:58 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Ætv Mérida

Televisión Augusta Emerita - Transmision de prueba:/ Test Transmision: http://www.livestream/aetvmerida - Ætv Mérida Spain http://twitter.com/AETV_Spain.


Chirigota Lokacostao 2015 - Mérida

Published: February 08, 2015
Length: 25:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ster95mm


Medea-José Antonio Montaño/Teatro Romano de Mérida-Ballet Nacional de España

Published: July 16, 2014
Length: 06:51 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: José Antonio Montaño

http://www.joseantoniomontano.com José Antonio Montaño dirige "Medea" de M. Sanlúcar con el Ballet Nacional de España y la Orquesta de Extremadura en el Teatro Romano de Mérida inaugurando ...


Carnaval Romano Mérida 2014 BC vers

Published: May 06, 2014
Length: 18:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ætv Mérida

Ætv Mérida Spain http://twitter.com/AETV_Spain.


Farinato Race Mérida 21 Febrero 2015

Published: February 22, 2015
Length: 56:41 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: DanArtMusDep

Carrera extreme de obstáculos de España . Edición en Mérida el 21 de Febrero de 2015 - Extremadura. http://www.farinatorace.com/


ViaExtremadura.com - Mérida [Presentación]

Published: August 28, 2012
Length: 48:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Viaextremadura Merida

Fernando Delgado presenta ViaExtremadura.com - Mérida. La televisión local de Mérida. ______ Reportero: Fernando Delgado Cámara: Vidal Martín Edición: Mayma Almendro ______ Todo...


El Porruo en Mérida El hombre más fuerte de España (Video oficial).mov

Published: April 06, 2012
Length: 06:44 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: TOMA PROTEINAS

Exhibición del hombre actualmente más fuerte de España, Juan Carlos Heredia "El Porruo", en Mérida el día 17 de Marzo de 2012. Organizado por Jose Parejo de Gym Parejo Centuri y patrocinado...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Emerita Augusta

The roman colony of Emerita Augusta was founded in 25 BC by Octavius Augustus, to resettle emeritus soldiers discharged from the Roman army from two veteran legions of the Cantabrian Wars: Legio V Alaudae and Legio X Gemina. The city was the capital of the Roman province of Lusitania. The term emeritus meant in latin "retired" and referred to retired soldiers with honor.

Located at 38.9167, -6.33333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
25 BC establishments, Lusitania, Roman aqueducts outside Rome, Roman colonies, Roman sites in Spain, Roman towns and cities in Spain, Buildings and structures in Extremadura, Mérida, Spain, World Heritage Sites in Spain, Archaeological sites in Spain, Visitor attractions in Extremadura

Circus Maximus (Mérida)

The Circus Maximus is a Roman hippodrome in Mérida, Spain. Used for chariot racing, it was modelled on the Circus Maximus in Rome and other circus buildings throughout the empire. Measuring more than 400 m in length and 30 m of width, it is one of the best preserved examples of the Roman circus. The circus could house up to 30,000 spectators.

Located at 38.9198, -6.3323 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ancient chariot racing, Buildings and structures in Mérida, Spain, 1st-century BC architecture, Ancient Roman buildings and structures in Spain, Visitor attractions in Extremadura

Acueducto de los Milagros

The Acueducto de los Milagros (English: Miraculous Aqueduct) is a ruined Roman aqueduct bridge, part of the aqueduct built to supply water to the Roman colony of Emerita Augusta, today Mérida, Spain. Only a relatively small stretch of the aqueduct still stands, consisting of 38 arched pillars standing 25 metres high along a course of some 830 metres . It is constructed from opus mixtum - granite ashlar blocks interspersed with red brick - utilising a double arcade arrangement.

Located at 38.9244, -6.34806 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
World Heritage Sites in Spain, Buildings and structures in Mérida, Spain, Roman aqueducts outside Rome, Roman bridges in Spain, Aqueducts in Spain, Visitor attractions in Extremadura

Estadio Romano

Estadio Romano is a multi-use stadium in Mérida, Spain. It is currently used for football matches and is the home ground of Mérida UD. The stadium holds 14,600 people and opened in 1954.

Located at 38.9139, -6.33641 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Spain, Mérida UD, Sports venues in Extremadura

Puente Romano (Mérida)

The Puente Romano (Spanish for Roman Bridge) is a Roman bridge over the Guadiana River at Mérida, Spain. It is the longest surviving bridge from ancient times, having once featured an estimated overall length of 755 m with 62 spans. Today, there are 60 spans (three of which are buried on the southern bank) on a length of 721 m between the abutments. Including the approaches, the structure totals 790 m. Annexed to the bridge is the Alcazaba of Mérida, a Moorish fortification built in 835.

Located at 38.9131, -6.35083 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roman bridges in Spain, Deck arch bridges, Stone bridges, Buildings and structures in Mérida, Spain

Alcazaba of Mérida

The Alcazaba is a 9th century Muslim fortification in Mérida, Spain. Like other historical edifices in the city, it is part of the UNESCO Heritage List. Located near the Roman bridge over the Guadiana river, the Puente Romano, it was built by emir Abd ar-Rahman II of Córdoba in 835 to command the city, which had rebelled in 805.

Located at 38.9144, -6.34667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
9th-century architecture, Buildings and structures in Mérida, Spain, Alcazars and Alcazabas in Spain

Mérida amphitheatre

The Amphitheatre of Merida, was built in the roman colony of Emerita Augusta, which was founded in 25 B.C. by Octavius Augustus, to resettle emeritus soldiers discharged from the Roman army from two veteran legions of the Cantabrian Wars: Legio V Alaudae and Legio X Gemina. The city was the capital of the Roman province of Lusitania. The term emeritus meant in latin "retired" and referred to retired soldiers with honor.

Located at 38.9162, -6.33772 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
1st-century BC architecture, Buildings and structures in Mérida, Spain, Roman amphitheatres, Ancient Roman buildings and structures in Spain, Visitor attractions in Extremadura

Roman theatre (Mérida)

The Roman Theatre of Mérida is a construction promoted by the consul Vipsanius Agrippa in the Roman city of Emerita Augusta, capital of Lusitania.

Located at 38.9154, -6.3385 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in the 1st century BC, Buildings and structures in Mérida, Spain, Ancient Roman theatre buildings, Ancient Roman buildings and structures in Spain, Theatres in Spain, Visitor attractions in Extremadura

Roman Forum (Mérida)

The Roman Forum is an archaeological area in Mérida, Spain. It was the main public area of the Roman city of Emerita Augusta, founded in 25 BC by Emperor Augustus. The city had another forum, the Provincial Forum, built in 50 AD. Together with the other archaeological sites of the city, it was inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1993.

Located at 38.9169, -6.34314 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Buildings and structures in Mérida, Spain, 1st-century BC architecture, Ancient Roman buildings and structures in Spain, Visitor attractions in Extremadura

Roman Provincial Forum (Mérida)

The Roman Provincial Forum is an archaeological area in Mérida, Spain, built in the 1st century AD. It was a public area of the Roman city of Emerita Augusta, founded in 25 BC. The title of "provincial" came from the city's role as the capital of the province of Lusitania. Together with the Roman Forum and other Roman edifices in the city, it was inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1993. The temple received a massive marble decoration during the reign of emperor Claudius.

Located at 38.917, -6.34314 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Buildings and structures completed in the 1st century, Buildings and structures in Mérida, Spain, Ancient Roman buildings and structures in Spain, Visitor attractions in Extremadura

Co-cathedral of Saint Mary Major of Mérida

The Metropolitan co-cathedral of Saint Mary Major of Mérida (Spanish: Concatedral metropolitana de San Maria la Mayor) is a Roman Catholic cathedral church in Mérida, Extremadura, western Spain. Since 1994, together with the Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist of Badajoz, it is the seat of the Archdiocese of Mérida-Badajoz.

Located at 38.9163, -6.34714 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cathedrals in Spain, Churches in Extremadura, 13th-century architecture, Gothic architecture in Spain, Bienes de Interés Cultural

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2020

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28 Aug
2020

Pablo López Mérida
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31 Aug
2020

Pastora Soler Mérida
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05 Sep
2020

Amaral Mérida
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09 Sep
2020

Estopa Mérida
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12 Sep
2020

Mónica Naranjo Mérida
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14 Sep
2020

Ara Malikian Mérida
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20 Sep
2020

Andrea Bocelli
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21 Sep
2020

Jose Luis Perales Mérida
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27 Sep
2020

God Save The Queen Mérida
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Mérida, Merido, مریدا, מרידה, QWX, メリダ, Emerita Augusta, Мерида