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Tourist map Badajoz (clickable) - Region  Extremadura
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location of Badajoz


1 type 

Llerena

: Town with Mudéjar and Baroque architectural styles. The most important travel tips: the church Nuestra Señora de la Granada and Convento de Santa Clara.

2 type 

Badajoz

: Relatively large border town with a Moorish fortress (La Alcazaba), Town



3 type 

Olivenza

: Colorful border town on the eastern banks of the Guadiana river with several churches, including Santa María Magdalena.

4 type 

Zafra

: This small town in central Badajoz with three old city gates at the foot of Sierra de Castellar is also known as small Seville. The main attraction is the castle (Alcázar) from 1437 where the parador (state hotel) of Zafra is established.

5 type 

Medellin

: Village (town) in the plains of the Guadiana River with a 13th century medieval castle and a 17th century bridge over the Guadiana river. Many conquistadors such as Hernán Cortes (conqueror of Mexico) came from this place.

6 type 

Jerez de los Caballeros

: Andalusian-like town with a mix of building styles in the southwest of the province near the border with Portugal on the River Ardila. Birth place of explorers Hernando de Soto (Florida, USA) and Vasco Núñez de Balboa (Pacific). The town is enclosed by Moorish walls with six gates.

7 type 

Olivenza

: Former Portuguese town south of Badajoz near the Portuguese border. The architecture consists of a combination of Spanish and Portuguese styles (Manuelline). Attractions are the medieval castle and three churches.

8 type 

Nature reserve Cornavalo

: Northeast of the city of Mérida (10 km) at the Albarregas river in the Sierra Bermeja and the Sierra del Moro with rolling hills with cork oak forests and the Roman dam (reservoir) of Cornalvo.

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General Information Badajoz

Population:678459 (1,5%, 22e)
Density (people/km2):31 (36e)
Area (km2):21.766 (4,3%, 1e)
Main cities:Mérida, Don Benito
Sun hours in winter:5
Sun hours in summer:12
Tourism (%):0,6 (37e)
Bed places per km2:0,3 (49e)
Landscape:rivers, hills
Highest elevation point:Tentudia 1.105 meter

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Land use Badajoz

 Forest   2007 km2 
 9% 
 Other nature   2629 km2 
 12% 
 Agriculture   11945 km2 
 55% 
 Grassland   4483 km2 
 21% 
 Water   640 km2 
 3% 
 Urban area   57 km2 
 0% 

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