La Albuera

Orientation & Geography

Europe, Spain, Province of Badajoz

La Albuera is a village southeast of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. It was scene of a battle (May 16, 1811) between the British troops under William Carr Beresford and the French ones led by Marshal Soult, in the course of the Peninsular war. As of 2009 it had a population of c. 2,000 inhabitants.