Lorca (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈlorka]) is a municipality and city in the autonomous community of Murcia in southeastern Spain, 58 kilometres (36 mi) southwest of the city of Murcia. It had a population of 92,694 in 2010, up from the 2001 census total of 77,477. Lorca is the municipality with the second-largest surface area (after Cáceres) in Spain with 1,675.21 km2 (646.80 sq mi). The city is home to Lorca Castle and the Collegiate church dedicated to St. Patrick. In the Middle Ages Lorca was the frontier town between Christian and Muslim Spain. Even earlier to that during the Roman period it was ancient Ilura or Heliocroca of the Romans. The city was seriously damaged by a magnitude 5.1 earthquake on 11 May 2011, killing at least nine people. The origin was so close to the surface that the magnitude was equivalent to a magnitude 8 normal earthquake.Wikipedia
This is a comprehensive travel guide for Lorca in Spain. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Lorca like a local. When planning a trip to Lorca, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Murcia. Take a short trip from Lorca and set some time aside to explore the Murcia. Dotted with places like Cathedral De Santa Maria, El Real Casino De Murcia, Terra Natura Animal Park; it will definitely be a good idea. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.
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