Located at the heart at the top of a vast plain surrounded by mountains and on the left bank of the Guadiana River. Among the highlights heights Hills Hospital and The Cantos. Bathe the territory the river Guadiana and Horse Creeks and San Juan. The Mediterranean climate is subtropical, with average annual temperature of 16.7 º. C. The winters are usually mild with an average temperature of 9 º. C, reaching the absolute minimum of -2 º Valras. C. Summer is hot and dry with a seasonal average temperature of 25 º. C and a absolute maximum reaching 40 º. C. Average annual rainfall is 502 mm.
ECONOMIC ACTIVITY .- In the distribution by sectors shows a predominance of agriculture, followed by services and less manufacturing and construction. Most of the land is cultivated, watered the Zújar Canal, while recent land consolidation. The main crops are corn, tomatoes, cotton, olives etc.
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.