Where in Spain is Trujillo?

Where in Spain is Trujillo?

Trujillo, ancient (Latin) Turgalium, town, Cáceres provincia (province), in the Extremadura comunidad autónoma (autonomous community), western Spain, on the Tozo River, a tributary of the Tagus River. It is sited on a hill 25 miles (40 km) east of the provincial capital Cáceres.

What is Trujillo Spain known for?

As the birthplace of Spain’s famous Conquistadors, Trujillo is known as the “Cradle of Conquistadors”. Another part of Trujillo’s history is the multitude of grandiose buildings, built from the New World treasures brought back to Spain by the Conquistadors.

When was Trujillo founded?

The town of Trujillo started out as a Roman town with the name of Turgalium. In the tenth century the Moors constructed a very strong Moorish castle in the town. It had a strategic location between Merida and Toledo. In 1196 the town was conquered by the Christians, but later the Moors reconquered it.

What province is Caceres in?


How do you say Trujillo in Spain?

Ra·fa·el Le·o·ni·das [raf-ey-el lee-on-i-duhs; Spanish rah-fah-el -le-aw-nee-thahs], /ˈræf eɪˌɛl liˈɒn ɪ dəs; Spanish ˌrɑ fɑˈɛl ˌlɛ ɔˈni ðɑs/, Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina, 1891–1961, Dominican general and politician: president 1930–38, 1942–52. a seaport in NW Peru.

Where is Trujillo in Roman Empire?

Trujillo is a municipality located in Extremadura, an autonomous community of Spain in the Province of Cáceres. It had 9,086 inhabitants (INE Census, 2013). Originally settled on a granite knoll which was readily fortified, the town now extends to the southeast of its original site.

How old is the city of Trujillo?

Trujillo, Peru

Founded November 1534
Founded by Diego de Almagro
Named for Trujillo, Spain

How do you say Trujillo Peru?

Trujillo (/truːˈhiːjoʊ/ troo-HEE-yoh, Spanish: [tɾuˈxiʝo]; Quechua: Truhillu) is a city in coastal northwestern Peru and the capital of the Department of La Libertad.