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Alcáçovas is a Portuguese parish in the municipality of Viana do Alentejo, Évora district, in the Alentejo region, with an area of ​​268.13 km² and 2 111 inhabitants (2011). Its population density is 7.9 h / km². It was a town and county seat between 1258 and 1836. It consisted only of the parish of the headquarters and had in 1801, 1 613 inhabitants. From Alcáçovas there is the art of rattles


Alentejo is located in the south of Portugal, between the Tagus River and the Algarve. To the east it borders Spain and to the west it is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean. It is an extensive region, essentially rural and sparsely populated, that occupies about one third of the national territory. The beauty of the landscape and the quality of its archaeological, monumental, architectural and ethnographic heritage, together with the excellence of its gastronomy and wines, give it exceptional conditions for a discovery that combines nature tourism and cultural tourism



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