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Plasencia is a city placed in the north of the province of Caceres, on the banks of the river Jerte, in the Autonomous Community of Estremadura, Spain.

Known as the Pearl of the Valley, it possesses(relies on) a population of 39.982 inhabitants (INE 2007) and is the second urban nucleus of the province and the quarter of the region. He(she) practises of the capital for the north of Estremadura and receives services of the State and of the Meeting so much for the population who shelters like for the north zone of the region.

It is a tourist destination of the first order, inside the Autonomous Community, in view of the monumental and historical character of the city, as well as for his nearness to the tourist resources of the nearby regions.

It is also sedate her of the Diocese of the same name.

He is to the north of the monumental city.
Below his arches there happens(passes) the road N-630 or Route of the Silver. It is a work that dates back to the 16th century, being constructed by Juan of Flanders. It was fulfilling the function to bring water to the city from Cabezabellosa's Saw and The Wheel. At present 55 arches remain in good condition, 7 of them close to the Virgin Hospital of the Port and the remaining ones in San Antón, place where there existed a hermitage dedicated to the above mentioned saint, today eliminated and that gives name to the zone. The latter arches measure in whole more than 300 meters of broad and solid pilasters and round arches with dovelas regular and perfect. It has a height of 18 meters in his south part.

Obtained of " http: // es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acueducto _ % 28Plasencia%29 "

A WS with a similar photo taken in the late afternoon, since the principal one was taken in the morning.

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