Settlement has existed here since the Bronze Age, and a cluster of Roman villas were built here around 100 BC. The actual city was established as part of the Moorish Kingdom in the 8th Century.
Today, Badajoz is known for its history, Roman and Moorish ruins, architecture, city walls, commercial economy, and beauty.
People Born in Badajoz
Badajoz in People's Lives
Pedro de Alvarado: I was born here in 1485, the son of a powerful military commander. I was born the oldest of five sons.