Marchena is a city in the province of Seville, in the autonomous community of Andalusia in Spain.
Marchena is located in the rural area of the province of Seville, at the right edge of the Guadalquivir Valley, bounded by the inflow of Corbones. The place is 59 km away from the capital city of Seville. The soil is used for agriculture to 95%, there are mainly grown cereals and olives.
The population of the last ten years:
The village was classified as Conjunto histórico - artístico.
Churches and monasteries
- Church of San Juan Bautista
- Church of San Miguel ( 15th century Mudéjar )
- Church of San Sebastian ( 18th century, baroque; tower from the 16th century )
- Church of Santa María de la Mota (ca. 1360 )
- Santo Domingo Church ( 1517)
- Church of Vera Cruz ( 15-16. Century)
- Monastery of La Concepción ( 1623)
- Convent of San Andrés ( 1537 )
- Convent of San Agustín ( 17th century, baroque )
- Convent of Santa Clara (1502 )
- Santa Isabel Convent (16th century)
- Palace of the Dukes of Arcos (18th century)
- Historic fortification with various towers (including polygonal Torre del Oro ) and city gates ( Puerta de Morón, Puerta de Sevilla - called Arco de la Rosa, Puerta del Tiro de Santa María )
- Antonia Díaz Fernández ( * October 31, 1827, † May 19, 1892 ), poet
- Lorenzo Coullaut Valera (* April 12, 1876; † August 21, 1932 ), sculptor
- Pepe Marchena José Tejada actually Martín (* 1903, † December 4, 1976 ), flamenco singer