Estremoz


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Estremoz

(ĕshtrəmôsh`), town (1991 pop. 16,910), Évora dist., S central Portugal, in Alto Alentejo. It is famous for its white, almost translucent marble and also for its pottery. The castle, with its stately tower built in the 13th cent., is much admired. Some of the expeditions of Nun'Álvares Pereira were based at Estremoz, and in the 17th cent. it was important in the wars with Spain.
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Armando Jose Ruivo Alves nasceu em 1935, em Estremoz. Estudou em Lisboa, onde fez o Curso de Preparacao as Belas Artes, na Escola de Artes Decorativas Antonio Arroio, e admissao as Belas Artes.
In 1336 she traveled to Estremoz, Portugal, despite her bad health to reconcile her own son and the King of Castile, the husband of her granddaughter Maria, who is being neglected and abused by the king himself.
Parece se sustenta de alcuzcuz, aunque come muy bien ganso y arroz, y que se alienta en barros de Estremoz con agua dulce de la Regaluz.
VII Congresso Nacional de Geologia (Estremoz), (in Portugal).
Today it has luxurious rooms, a friendly staff, a fine restaurant and a terrace where I sipped espresso and looked down into the town of Estremoz. The market was in full swing and church bells debated the precise instant of noon.
Desenvolvido no ambito do Programa Estrategico da "Rede de Cidades e Centros Urbanos para a Competitividade e a Inovacao do Corredor Azul", foi proposto para candidatura ao Eixo 2 do InAlentejo, que abrange dez municipios da regiao do Alentejo (Sines, Santiago do Cacem, Vendas Novas, Montemor-o-Novo, Evora, Arraiolos, Estremoz, Borba, Vila Vicosa e Elvas) e teve a sua coordenacao e implementacao a cargo do Sines Tecnopolo, sendo Sines o municipio lider.
(7) Como los baluartes portugueses de Almeida, Elvas, Estremoz, Campomaior, Marvao, Castelo de Vide, Evora, Monsaraz contrapuestos a las fortalezas espanolas de Ciudad Rodrigo, Olivenza, Badajoz, el Fuerte de la Concepcion o los castillos de Alburquerque, Alconchel y Valencia de Alcantara.