The Church of Santa Maria, an existing Parish in 1321, initially dependent on the Order of the Hospital, then Priory of the Order of Malta, is a building, in its Gothic structure, that the remodeling, from the 16th century, modified, in part, raised, like the church of Santiago, in the high places of the Vila.
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.