AZUAGA, a town of western Spain, in the province of Badajoz, on
the Belmez-Fuente del Arco railway. Pop. (1900) 14,192. Azuaga is the
central market for the live-stock of the broad upland pastures watered by
the Matachel, a left-hand tributary of the Guadiana, and by the Bembézar,
a right-hand tributary of the Guadalquivir. Coarse woollen goods and
pottery are manufactured in the town.
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