|• Alcaldesa||María Sabina Hernández Fernández (2007) (PP-EU)|
|• Total||34 km2 (13 sq mi)|
|Elevation||277 m (909 ft)|
|• Density||37/km2 (95/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Almaraz is a town in Cáceres Province, Extremadura, Spain. As of 2005, its population is 1,295. It is on the European route E90. It is the home of the Almaraz Nuclear Power Plant. A solar power macroplant is being built in the town.
The bridge over the Tagus at Almaraz was built by Emperor Carlos I in the 16th Century and was known by the local people as the Albalat Bridge; however, it was destroyed by the Spanish on March 14, 1809 to prevent its use by the French during the Peninsular War. The old bridge at Almaraz has been repaired and can be driven across.
- List of mayors of municipalities in Cáceres after the 2007 elections, with party affiliation, extracted from the Ministry of Public Administration
- Page with the adjectives for the municipalities of Extremadura
- Pedro Prieto and Robert Burnham, "The Destruction of the Bridge at Almaraz: 18 - 19 May 1812" The Napoleon Series November 2002, retrieved on January 18, 2009.
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