Beja


BEJA

English: Coat of Arms of Infante Louis, 5th Du...

English: Coat of Arms of Infante Louis, 5th Duke of Beja (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Administrative district (distrito) in southern Portugal, named after its capital.   It lies between Spain and the Atlantic Ocean and is north of the Algarve.    Before 1833 it had been the south of Alentejo province.

Some of the Portuguese princes held the title of Duke of Beja.

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