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photo of Extremadura
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Badajoz Cceres Tourist map of Extremadura

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culture  Culture
nature  Nature
religion  Religion
architecture bulding  Archt.
museum  Museum
sport recreation  Activity
amusement park zoo  Am. Park
location of Extremadura


1 type 

Merida

: Spanish city with the most Roman monuments in Spain, including the Roman theater, a Roman bridge with 60 arches and the museum of Roman art.

2 type 

Trujillo

: Medieval town on a granite hill with many monuments (castle, old fort). Many explorers of the New World (South America) were born here.



3 type 

Plasencia

: Place at the Jerte River.

4 type 

Monfrague

: National park in the province of Cáceres with many raptors, cork oaks and stone oaks. The visitor center can be find at the Villa Real de San Carlos (40 km northwest of Caceres).

5 type 

Guadalupe

: Visit the famous monastery in Mudejar-Gothic architectural style founded by Alfonso XI. There is also a museum where works of art from the monastery can be seen. In this town is also one of the most beautiful paradors (state hotel) of Spain located in a former hospital (15th century).


General Information Extremadura

Population:1.089.990 (2,4%, 12e)
Density (people/km2):26 (16e)
Area (km2):41.635 (8,2%, 5e)
Main cities:Caceres, Trujillo, Guadalupe, Badajoz
Sun hours in winter:5
Sun hours in summer:12
Tourism (%):1,3 (15e)
Bed places per km2:0,4 (16e)
Landscape:mountains, river-valleys, plain
Highest elevation point:El Torreón 2.401 meter

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Land use Extremadura

 Forest   5330 km2 
 13% 
 Other nature   8261 km2 
 20% 
 Agriculture   17195 km2 
 41% 
 Grassland   9300 km2 
 22% 
 Water   1450 km2 
 3% 
 Urban area   75 km2 
 0% 

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