Tag Archives: Estremadura Province (1936-1976)


BELATA A province of Moslem Iberia, lying between the Atlantic Ocean and the River Tejo (Tagus), later forming the northern districts of the old Portuguese province of Estremadura and the southeast of Beira.   It was temporarily gained for the Kingdom … Continue reading

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Beira Litoral

BEIRA LITORAL  Coastal Beira. New province during the Salazarist era (1930s-early 1970s) in central Portugal.    It joined the western part of the old province of Beira with the northern part of Estremadura, and was similar to the area covered by … Continue reading

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