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Castro is a Romance (Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Galician, and Filipino) word originally derived from Latin "Castrum", a pre-Roman military camp or fortification (cf: Greek: kastron; Proto-Celtic: *Kassrik; Breton: kaer, *kastro).
It may refer to:
- Castro (surname)
- Prince Carlo, Duke of Castro, Head of the Royal House of Bourbon Two Sicilies of Naples
- Ariel Castro (1960–2013), convicted of the kidnappings of Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight
- Fidel Castro (born 1926), former political leader of Cuba
- Raúl Castro (born 1931), current political leader of Cuba and Fidel's younger brother
- House of Castro, Spanish noble family
- Martin Castrogiovanni (born 1981), Argentina-born Italian rugby union prop
- Castro, a town and municipality in the state of Paraná in the Southern Region of Brazil.
- Castro, Apulia, a comune in the province of Lecce
- Castro, Lazio, a destroyed town in the province of Viterbo
- Castro, Lombardy, a comune in the province of Bergamo
- Castel di Castro, 13th century fortified city at the site of modern Cagliari, Sardinia
- United States
- Castro County, Texas
- Castro Cove, an embayment of the San Pablo Bay in Richmond, California
- Castro Creek, a creek in Richmond, California
- Castro Street Station, a Metro station in San Francisco, California
- Castro Theatre, a movie theater in San Francisco, California
- The Castro, San Francisco, a neighborhood in San Francisco, California
- Castro Valley, California, a census-designated place (CDP) in Alameda County
- Castro culture, Iron-Age, Bronze-Age and Celtic culture in the Northern Iberian Peninsula
- Castro (clothing), an Israel-based clothing company
- Wars of Castro, conflict between the Papacy and the Farnese dukes of Parma
- Castro FC, Spanish football team
- Kastro (disambiguation)
- Castor (disambiguation)
- Gastro-, common English-language prefix derived from the ancient Greek gastros ("stomach")
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