Extremadura stɾemaˈðuɾa]; Extremaduran: Estremaura [estɾemaˈuɾa] is an autonomous community of western Spain whose capital city is Mérida. Its component provinces are Cáceres and Badajoz. It is bordered by Portugal to the west. To the north it borders Castile and León ; to the south, it borders Andalusia ; and to the east, it borders Castile–La Mancha It is an important area for wildlife, particularly with the major reserve at Monfragüe, which was designated a National Park in 2007, and the project of the International Tagus River Natural Park . The government of Extremadura is called Junta...
|Area:||16075 sq. mi.|
|Also known as:||Comunidad Autónoma De Extremadura, Comunidad Autonoma De Extremadura|