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Subject: List of municipalities in Cáceres
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This article is about the Spanish town. For the leader of the Spanish Inquisition, see Tomás de Torquemada.
Torrequemada, Spain


Coordinates: 39°22′N 6°13′W / 39.367°N 6.217°W / 39.367; -6.217Coordinates: 39°22′N 6°13′W / 39.367°N 6.217°W / 39.367; -6.217

Country Spain
Autonomous community Extremadura
Province Cáceres
Municipality Torrequemada
 • Total 30 km2 (10 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 604
 • Density 19.6/km2 (51/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Torrequemada is a town located in Caceres, Extremadura, Spain. The name Torrequemada is derived from the Spanish words torre meaning "tower" and quemada meaning "burnt." In 1594 it was part of the Cáceres district in the province of Trujillo.[1]


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