Eastern Mojave Vegetation Monsaraz, Alentejo, Portugal.

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See also: Mourao. Reguengos de Monsaraz.

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Due to its geographic position, the hilltop of Monsaraz always occupied an important place in the history of the municipality, having been occupied by different peoples since the pre-historical record.[3] It is one of the oldest Portuguese settlements of the southern Portugal, occupied since pre-history, whose examples of permanent habitation include hundreds of megalithic monuments. These include the neolithic remains of: Megalithic Monuments of Herdade de Xerez, Olival da Pega Dolmens, Menhir of Bulhoa, Rocha dos Namorados Menhir and Outeiro Menhir. The hill, on which the main settlement is located, was a pre-historic fortification, or castro, that was the basis of pre-Roman occupation and funerary temples, carved from the local rock.

Latitude: 38.443269 Longitude: -7.380881 ( decimal)
Elevation: 322m.

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Date and time this article was prepared:11:49:26 AM, 6/6/2024.