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Hervas, a Spanish municipality located north of the province of Cceres, Extremadura, whose capital is the town of the same name. The municipality is located in the foothills of the Sierra de Bejar, in Valle del Ambroz. It is located 123 km from Cceres and 90 in Salamanca. With over 4000 inhabitants, is the administrative and commercial center of the region of Valle del Ambroz and the most populous municipality in this county. Enjoy mild continental climate with warm summers and cold winters. The village belonged to Bejar until 1816, when he was awarded the title of town. Until 1833 did not belong to the province of Cceres. The town is famous for its Jewish quarter. Jewish Quarter From the fifteenth century, several Jewish families settle in Hervs. The result of their stay in this population, creating the now known as the Jewish Quarter, group of buildings of the time, preserved in some cases, as they were originally, which can be found in the lower area of the town, the closest to the river Ambroz. It is this area which has earned more fame this population. Declared a Historic-Artistic, walking through its streets is to immerse yourself in a bygone era but alive and real. Its narrow streets, with strong backs and a passageway leading to large, irregular blocks, houses made ​​of adobe and wood tile revoked. So all corners and all are unique, unrepeatable. This is one of the best preserved Jewish quarters in Spain. Is included in the network of Jewish Quarters in Spain.

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