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July 13th, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | 18 comments

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  1. Elvas, Portugal

  2. Elvas, Portugal : 38°52?0?N, 7°9?0?W

  3. Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications, in Portugal.
    38°52’49.20″N 7° 9’45.91″W

  4. castelo de elvas
    Lat: 38.881218°
    Lon: -7.163751°

  5. Fortified city of Elvas, Portugal

  6. Elvas , Portugal

    The Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications is a Unesco World Heritage Site, inscribed in the World Heritage list in 2012. Elvas is a Portuguese city in Alentejo, near the Portuguese-Spanish border.

  7. Lucca

  8. Elvas, Portalegre, Alentejo
    Portugal
    38° 52? 0? N, 7° 9? 0? W
    One of the latest additions to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

  9. 38° 52′ 48.61″ N
    7° 9′ 45.34″ W
    Elvas, Portugal

  10. Elvas, Portugal – newest UNESCO site.

  11. Elvas, Portugal
    38.880307° -7.162994°
    38°52’49.10″N 7°09’46.78″W
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elvas_Municipality
    http://www.panoramio.com/photo/1833493
    http://www.panoramio.com/photo/42040514
    http://static.panoramio.com/photos/original/1512508.jpg
    http://www.panoramio.com/photo/71905429

  12. Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications in Portugal

  13. The Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications is the official name of this site on the UNESCO World Heritage list. It is in Portugal near the Spanish border.
    38°52’50″N 007°09’48″W

    The Dutch style of fortification made me wonder at first, but the southern style of buildings made it clear that this was not in NW-Europe. It happens that the Elvas fortifications are the best surviving example of the Dutch school of fortifications (Wikipedia) designed by a Dutch Jesuit.

  14. The Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications, Portugal

  15. Elvas, an episcopal city and frontier fortress located in the district of Portalegre, Alentejo, Portugal (38.880,-7.163)

  16. Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications Portugal

    Coordinates: 38°52?50?N 7°9?48?W

  17. Elvas, Portugal.

  18. City of Elvas Portugal
    http://goo.gl/maps/PIhz

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