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Monfragüe National Park
IUCN Category II (National Park)
Salto del Gitano, Parque Nacional de Monfragüe.jpg
A view of the Salto del Gitano
Location Extremadura
Coordinates 39°50′27″N 6°01′48″W / 39.84083°N 6.03°W / 39.84083; -6.03Coordinates: 39°50′27″N 6°01′48″W / 39.84083°N 6.03°W / 39.84083; -6.03
Area 179 km2 (17 852 ha)
Established 2007
Visitors 331,788 (in 2008)
Monfrague desde el castillo
A view of the national park with the ruined Monfragüe castle in the foreground

Monfragüe is a comarca (county, with no administrative role) of Extremadura, western Spain. It contains one of the country's fifteen National Parks, Parque Nacional Monfragüe.

Since 1979, the area has been protected as a natural park.

Monfragüe was one of 100 finalists for the 12 Treasures of Spain in 2007.


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