La Roda de Andalucía

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La Roda de Andalucía
Municipality

Coat of arms
La Roda de Andalucía is located in Spain
La Roda de Andalucía
La Roda de Andalucía
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 37°12′38″N 4°46′13″W / 37.21056°N 4.77028°W / 37.21056; -4.77028
Kintra  Spain
Autonomous commonty  Andalusie
Province Seville
Comarca Estepa
Government
 • Alcaldesa Milagros Prieto Prieto (PSOE)
Area
 • Total 76.68 km2 (29.61 sq mi)
Elevation 405 m (1,329 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 4,419
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym Rodense/ Rodeños
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 41590
Website Offeecial wabsteid

La Roda de Andalucía is a municipality o the Province o Seville, Andalusie, Spain. In 2005 it haes a population o 4,322 inhabitants an a aurie o 77 square kilometres. The density is 56.1 ihhab/km². It is locatit at a altitude o 405 metres an is 123 kilometres frae Seville.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Historians record events in the aurie datin back tae auncient Roman times, whaur batterin rams an utensils hae been foond datin back tae the ceevil war atween Julius Caesar an Pompey durin the Battle o Munda. Wi the Christian reconquest o Ferdinand III o Castile, the border toun became the Nazari Kinrick o Granada. La Roda, as the whole region o Estepa, will efter the Reconquest tae the domains o the Order o Santiago. In 1559 Philip II o Spain establishes the Marquess o Estepa, tae which the toun belangs till the early nineteent century. It is in this century that unnergoes a significant chynge wi the arrival o the railroad (lines Córdoba-Málaga and La Roda-Utrera). Syne 1916 La Roda is cried "DE ANDALUCIA" tae distinguish it frae ither La Rodas in Spain.

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La Roda de Andalucía is twinned wi:

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