Talavera de la Reina


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Talavera de la Reina

(tälävā`rä thā lä rā`nä), town (1990 pop. 69,215), Toledo prov., central Spain, in Castile–La Mancha, on the Tagus River. It is in an agricultural region and is known for its fine ceramics industry. At Talavera, in 1809, in the Peninsular War, the English and Spanish under Wellesley defeated the French under Joseph Bonaparte. After the battle Wellesley was made Viscount Wellington. The historian Juan de Mariana was born in the town.

Talavera de la Reina

a walled town in central Spain, on the Tagus River: scene of the defeat of the French by British and Spanish forces (1809) during the Peninsular War; agricultural processing centre. Pop.: 79 916 (2003 est.)
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Major organization : GERENCIA DE ATENCIEoN INTEGRADA DE TALAVERA DE LA REINA
Contact point(s): Gerencia de AtenciEn Integrada de Talavera de la Reina
She claims to have learnt this secret at age 15 when she lived with her Spanish mama Julia Ruiz Blanco as an exchange student in a small city of Spain called Talavera de la Reina.
Besides the Country wares and their historical development one finds important and rare pieces such as a grand Talavera de la Reina bowl c.
He died in a hospital at Talavera de la Reina on Sunday.
The pregnant actress is apparently about to build a villa- style mansion on a five acre plot near Talavera de la Reina, central Spain, given to her by friends as a Christmas present.
The Shakespeare In Love star plans to build a villa-style country mansion on the land near the city of Talavera de la Reina, near the farm which is home to more than 4,500 porkers.
Agency : Gerencia de AtenciEn Integrada de Talavera de la Reina.
The actress plans to build a villa on the plot - 20 miles from the nearest city of Talavera de la Reina - so she and Coldplay singer husband Chris Martin can relax during breaks.