Province of Cáceres

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Province of Cáceres
Part of the Roman bridge at Alconétar, Caceres province

The province of Cáceres (pronounced: [ˈkaθeɾes]) is a province of western Spain, in the northern part of the autonomous community of Extremadura. It is bordered by the provinces of Salamanca, Ávila, Toledo, and Badajoz, and by Portugal.

Its capital is the city of Cáceres. Other cities in the province include Plasencia and Trujillo, the birthplace of Francisco Pizarro González. As of 2012, the province had a population of 413,597, of whom a quarter live in the capital.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The province of Cáceres is divided into 219 municipalities:

There are also traditional comarcas in Cáceres Province, like Las Villuercas and Las Hurdes, but these don't have much official recognition.


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Coordinates: 39°40′N 6°00′W / 39.667°N 6.000°W / 39.667; -6.000