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Founded in 1180, this market city sits majestically on the Jerte River in the mountain foothills.

Plasencia is a walled market city in the province of Caceres, Extremadura, Western Spain. Situated on the bank of the Jerte River, Plasencia has a historic quarter that is a consequence of the city's strategic location along the Silver Route, or Ruta de la Plata. Since the 15th century, the noblemen of the region began to move to Plasencia, defining its current appearance.
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