Don Álvaro

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Don Álvaro, Spain
Official seal of Don Álvaro, Spain
Country Spain
Autonomous community Extremadura
Province Badajoz
Municipality Don Álvaro
 • Total 32 km2 (12 sq mi)
Elevation 255 m (837 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 758
 • Density 19.8/km2 (51/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Don Álvaro is a municipality located in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. According to the 2012 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 758 inhabitants.

Don Álvaro (Tarfe) is the name of the principal characters in another version of the second book of Don Quixote published by Alonso Fernández de Avellaneda in Tarragona in 1614.[1][2]

In 2012 an English translation of Don Alvaro was adapted by Paul Pinto & Judith Pinto [3] and published by United Writers Publications Ltd.[4]


  1. ^ Don Quixote by Miguel Cervantes Saavedra, Translated by Walter Starkie (1964), page 525, note 1 ISBN 0-451-52786-0
  2. ^ Don Quixote by Miguel Cervantes Saavedra, translated by Walter Starkie (1964), page 1034, note 1 ISBN 0-451-52786-0.
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Coordinates: 38°51′N 6°16′W / 38.850°N 6.267°W / 38.850; -6.267