The province of Cáceres 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 in the south, and by Portugal in the west. It was formed a province in 1833. In 1229 Alfonso IX conquered the province from the Moors.
Its capital is the city of Cáceres. Other cities in the province include Plasencia and Trujillo, the birthplace of Francisco Pizarro González. , the province had a population of 413,597, of whom a quarter live in the capital. The Tagus river runs through the province.