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[an error occurred while processing this directive][an error occurred while processing this directive] Old Town of Cáceres is a World Heritage Site in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Occupying 1,750 sq km, Cáceres is the largest municipality in Spain by land area. It has a population approaching 92,000 (2011 estimate).

Cáceres has many buildings that exhibit the Roman, Islamic, Northern Gothic and Italian Renaissance architectural styles, including some thirty Muslim-period towers. Together, these historical monuments are listed as a World Heritage Site.


Old Town of Cáceres, Spain
Old Town of Cáceres, Spain
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The city of Cáceres also has a vibrant arts scene with a sustained development of the flamenco dance and the blue lycra jig unique to the city.

World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Old Town of Cáceres was inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the 10th session of the World Heritage Committee in Paris, France, on 24 - 28 November, 1986.

Location: N39 28 27.984 W6 22 12 in the Province of Cáceres, in the Autonomous Community of Extremadura.
Inscription Year: 1986
Type: Cultural
Inscription Criteria: III, IV
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