Malpartida de Cáceres
|Malpartida de Cáceres municipality|
View of Malpartida from 'La Fuente Santa' Cáceres, Extremadura
|coat of arms||Map of Spain|
|Autonomous Community :||Extremadura|
|Comarca :||Llanos de Cáceres|
|Area :||32 km²|
|Residents :||4,122 (Jan 1, 2019)|
|Population density :||128.81 inhabitants / km²|
|Postal code :||10910|
|Municipality number ( INE ):||10115|
|Mayor :||Alfredo Aguilera Alcántara ( PP-EU )|
The municipality includes the 319 hectare Los Barruecos nature reserve , in which, as in other areas of the 32 km² district, u. a. the white stork (Ciconia ciconia, span: Cigüeña) overwinters. In 1997, the European Natural Heritage Foundation recognized the small town as a European stork village for protective measures . Los Barruecos also has a large number of relics from the Neolithic .
There are two museums of contemporary art in the village: The Museo Vostell Malpartida was founded in 1976 by the German artist Wolf Vostell and the Spanish author Mercedes Vostell . It is located three kilometers from the city center and contains works by the artist as well as other Fluxus artists (e.g. Yoko Ono , Nam June Paik , Ben Vautier , Benjamin Patterson ). The Museu Narbón , a gallery with works by the Spanish painter Juan José Narbón, is located in the center of the village.
Sons and daughters
- Francisco Cerro Chaves (* 1957), Roman Catholic Archbishop of Toledo
- Website of the Ayuntamiento de Malpartida de Cáceres (Spanish)
- Site of the Vostell Museum with a map of the city (Spanish)
- Neolithic relics in the Los Barruecos nature reserve (Spanish)
- Cifras oficiales de población resultantes de la revisión del Padrón municipal a 1 de enero . Population statistics from the Instituto Nacional de Estadística (population update).
- Museo Vostell Marpartida. Historia. Retrieved June 15, 2020 .