Province of Cáceres
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|Province of Cáceres
Provincia de Cáceres
Map of Spain with Province of Cáceres highlighted
|• Total||19,868 km2 (7,671 sq mi)|
|Area rank||Ranked 2nd|
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[update], the province had a population of 413,597, of whom a quarter live in the capital.
The province of Cáceres is divided into 219 municipalities:
|Wikisource has the text of the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica article Cáceres (province).|