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Alcobaça a.k.a. Alcobaça, Portugal: Alcobaça is a city and a municipality in Oeste Subregion, region Centro in Portugal, formerly included in the Estremadura Province. The city grew along the valleys of the rivers Alcoa and Baça, from which it derives its name. The municipality population in 2011 was 56,693, in an area of 408.14 km². The city proper has a population of 15,800 inhabitants.

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Google previewThe Royal Military Chronicle (1811)

Or, the British Officer's Monthly Register, Chronicle, and Military Mentor

Alcobaça is a very considerable market-town or villa, and carries on various manufactories, the oldest of which is in the monastery, where Pombal established it, probably in order to turn the monastery to some account. Cambrics and ...

Google previewFodor's Essential Portugal (2017)

by Fodor's Travel Guides

Alcobaça is a town that still shows its old-world roots in its downtown architecture —pretty red-tile roofs and French chateau turrets. The town is in a picturesque valley between the towns of Nazaré and Batalha, and is known for its crystal as well as for its impressive church and monastery that date back to the 12th century . GETTING HERE AND AROUND Alcobaça can be reached from Lisbon and other cities by buses run by Rede Expressos and local operator Rodoviária do Tejo, ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Library Histories (2016)

by David H. Stam

In Portugal the earliest medieval libraries are documented at Guimaräes, then Porto, and later at the Cistercian abbey of Alcobaça and in Lisbon.

Google previewThe Concise Dictionary of World Place Names (2017)

by John Everett-Heath

Alcobaça, Portugal Named after ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geography, ancient and modern, etc (1834)

by Josiah CONDER (Editor of “The Patriot.”.)

The tide extends 26 leagues higher up, to Fort Alcobaça; and the navigation is so far uninterrupted by either rocks or rapids. Canoes ascend to a military post at the confluence of the Araguaya and the Toccantines. This river forms, in the lower part of its course, the western boundary of Para Proper, dividing it from Xingutania. See PARA. TOKAY. A city of Hungary, situated at the confluence of the Theiss and the Bodrog, and famous for its vineyards, which produce the Tokay wine.

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