Province of Cáceres

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Province of Cáceres
Provincia de Cáceres
Map of Spain with Province of Cáceres highlighted
Map of Spain with Province of Cáceres highlighted
Autonomous community Extremadura
Capital Cáceres
 • Total 19,868 km2 (7,671 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 2nd
 • Rank Ranked
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