Place:Alcántara, Cáceres, Extremadura, Spain

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NameAlcántara
Alt namesAlcántarasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeMunicipality
Coordinates39.733°N 6.883°W
Located inCáceres, Extremadura, Spain
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Alcántara is a municipality in the province of Cáceres, Extremadura, Spain, on the Tagus, near Portugal. The toponym is from the Arabic word al-QanTarah (القنطرة) meaning "the bridge".

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