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           BADAJOZ, CAPITAL ON THE BORDER

CASTLES AND FORTRESSES

From his foundation, the city of Badajoz occupied the center of an important geostrategic zone of approximately hundred kilometres of diameter, where they find important localities of Portugal and Spain. There was important strong Arabic square and the capital of the kingdom of the Aftásidas, being enlarged in the later years by the Almoravids and Almohades, up to his conquest for Alfonso IX of León. It was a center of the frontier disputes between the kingdoms peninsualres of Castile and Portugal, and later, preferential scene of the Wars of Restoration of Portuguese and of Spanish Succession, which during dozens of years they destroyed the population because of the numerous sieges suffered by the square.During the War of the Independence his walls bore four hard sieges, first of Napoleon's ejercitp and later of the troops allied of Great Britain, Portugal and Spain.

 
 
FORTIFICATIONS BASTIONED  
 
NATURAL ESPACES
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CATHEDRALS AND MONASTERIES

 

VISIT ALENTEJO AND EXTREMADURA FROM BADAJOZ

   
Today in United Europe, the roads of communication, trade and tourism destroy the barriers of the past every day. Existing or under construction highways, Badajoz Airport, together with the future Logistics Platform and the AVE Elvas-Badajoz international station, will strengthen our relations and our interests, increasingly strengthening the ties that bind us.
 

THE VALLS OF BADAJOZ

 
Evoramonte    Campo Maior   
 Estremoz   Elvas    BADAJOZ    MERIDA 
 

CITIES HERITAGE OF HUMNITY

 
       Redondo         Olivenza        Almendralejo     
       EVORA                          Zafra      

EUROCITY CAMPO MAIOR - ELVAS - BADAJOZ

 
    Jerez de los Caballeros               
    THE DEHESA, NATURAL ECOSYSTEM
             Mourao         Fregenal de la Sierra    
 
                   Moura              Segura de León      
 
 

BADAJOZ, CAPITAL ON THE BORDER

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Antonio García Candelas     Suggestions and impressions