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Re: Regarding to my last name
Posted by: José-Manuel Alcántara Lorenzo y Rocafort Date: August 28, 2000 at 11:04:38
In Reply to: Regarding to my last name by Corie Alcantara of 151

Yes, there is a very old town called Alcantara in Spain. It is in a region named Extremadura, from where many "conquistadores" came from.
It is situated in the province of Caceres, near the border with Portugal. Its main feature is an imponent Roman stone bridge over the Duero river (Al-Cantara means "the bridge" in arab).
This town has about 10,000 people and it's
got a web page with photos.


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