Urban nucleus municipal headquarters. Village located on a plain on the border of Alentejo. Medieval village of royal jurisdiction with castle and urban fence. 17th century war square.
Campo Maior is on the border with Spain, north of Elvas. The influence of Spanish Extremadura architecture is visible, even if we do not understand what details distinguish it from Portalegre and Elvas. The type of balconies, and the shading of the heat spans, are the details that stand out first.
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.