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Hello friends and colleagues, today I propose this composition with the church tower and some details of the pretty village of Benaocaz, hope you like it, then some letters on the history of the town.

Benaocaz is a Spanish municipality in the province of Cadiz, Andalusia. In 2005 it had 745 inhabitants. Its surface area is 70 km ² and has a density of 10.74 inhabitants / km ². Its geographical coordinates are 36 ° 42 'N, 5 ° 25' W. It is located at an altitude of 793 meters and 120 kilometers from the provincial capital, Cadiz.
It is located in the Sierra del Endrinal Tavizna River south, and is part of the Route of the White Villages.

There is evidence of human habitation from prehistory (the Veredilla Sima, [VI millennium BC]) and then testifies Iberian and Roman presence. That time is the road that connects with Ubrique Benaocaz of the few that remain in the area.
As a village founded by the Arabs in 715 and was taken to the Christians in 1485 by Rodrigo Ponce de León, who also won archite, Ubrique, Grazalema and Villaluenga del Rosario and the two castles Aznalmara (Tavizna) and Fatima or Cardela. All these villas and castles were known before its conquest by Christian "The Seven Towns", renamed "Lordship of the Seven Towns" In 1490 it became the property of the same noble within Villaluenga Manor gave him the Kings Catholics.
Preserves the remains of his old neighborhood with cobblestone Nazari and has been declared a historic. Virtually its entire term is located in the Natural Park of the Sierra de Grazalema.
Source Wikipedia.
Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Model: NIKON D3100
Software: PhotoScape
Exposure Time: 10/16000 sec
F-Stop: f/6.3
ISO Speed Ratings: 400
Focal Length: 18 mm
Date Taken: 2011-09-25 16:14
Metering Mode: Center Weighted Average
File Size: 246 kb

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