- Coria, Cáceres
Coordinates: Country Spain Autonomous community Extremadura Province Cáceres Comarca Vegas del Alagón Government – Mayor Juan Valle Barbero Area – Total 103 km2 (39.8 sq mi) Elevation 280 m (919 ft) Population (2009) – Total 12,896 – Density 125.2/km2 (324.3/sq mi) Demonym Caurienses or Corianos Time zone CET (UTC+1) – Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2) Website Official website
Coria was taken twice during the Reconquista, firstly after 1085. It was lost to the Almoravids just after 1109 and unsuccessfully besieged in 1138. The second and permanent conquest was after a two-month siege in 1142.
- Roman walls (3rd-4th centuries AD)
- Gothic style
- Bishop's palace (1628)
- Castle of Coria (1472-1478)
- Baroque Harmitage of Nuestra Señora de Argeme (17th century)
- Royal Prisons (1686)
- Old Bridge (Puente Viejo), dating to the 15th-16th centuries
- Convent of the Madre de Dios, founded in the 13th century. The current structure dates to the 14th-16th centuries
- Church of Santiago, in Baroque style (16th-18th centuries)
- Palaces of the Dukes of Alba (15th-16th centuries)
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