Alburquerque

Alburquerque is a municipality of around 5,250 located in the Sierra de San Pedro. While human remains in the area date human settlement to prehistory, the town itself was likely founded by the Vetones in the fifth century BCE. It was still around during the Reconquista period, with Christians capturing it in 1116. It was conquered again by the Moors in 1184 and changed hands soon after back into the hands of the Christians.

Alburquerque saw a large number of its population tried before the Inquisition and subjected to auto-da-fe during the late 1400s. The vast majority were found guilty of being Jews with most of the town being accused as the town had a history of being a place where many followers of Moses lived. The proportion of residents who were victims of the Inquisition was among the highest in Extremadura.

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Extremadura Entiende organized a showing of the II Certamen de Cortos de Mujeres LTB at the Casa de Cultura, located at Avenida de Extremadura, in September 2020. The showing was part of a project to bring greater visibility to lesbians, bisexual women and transwomen in the region.

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