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Ciudad Real

CIUDAD REAL Province (CR) in central Spain, lying north of Andalucía and south of Toledo, named after its capital. It contains the upper course of the River Guadiana, which is formed by the uniting of several headstreams, several of which … Continue reading

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CALATRAVA Religious military Order in Spain. The fortress of Calatrava, which lay near the banks of the River Guadiana northeast of Cuidad Real, in central Spain, was a Muslim fortress, which acted as a base for raiding parties attacking the … Continue reading

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