La Garrovilla
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La Garrovilla

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This village was part of the Knights of Merida, also known as Good Merida Houses belonging to the León province of the Order of Santiago. Illustrious son of this town is Captain Alonso de Mendoza, in the sixteenth century came to the New World. There fundadaría the city of La Paz, the capital of Bolivia, October 23, 1548.

Catholic parish church under the patronage of Our Lady of the Assumption in the Archdiocese of Mérida-Badajoz. The primitive church was built garrovillano under the precepts of the late Romanesque, as seen in other area churches and their worship was dedicated to St. James the Greater. During the fourteenth century the population growth of the locust, then Garrovilla made ​​to raise the need to build new or expand already had, but the lack of documentation prevents to know what was done. The truth is that today's church would be started in the early s. XVI, as Arroyo de San Servan and Valverde de Mérida, but unlike these people mentioned here have not preserved any trace of former parish churches. It was then that he endowed it with a plateresque from this period remains a splendid shrine of marble gothic style.

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Extremadura (Estremaura in Extremadura and the fala). It is a Spanish autonomous community located in the southwest of the Iberian Peninsula. It is composed of the two largest provinces in Spain: Cáceres yBadajoz. Extremadura bounded on the north by the provinces of Salamanca, Ávila (Castilla y León), south conHuelva, Sevilla and Cordoba (Andalusia), on the east, with Toledo and Ciudad Real (Castilla-La Mancha) and west conPortugal. Its capital is Mérida (Augusta Emerita old), the city recognized by the Statute of Autonomy as the seat of the Government of Extremadura.

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