BEJAR, a fortified town of Spain, in the province of Salamanca, situated on the River Cuerpo de Hombre, in a deep and fertile valley of the Sierra de Bejar, about 45 miles S. of the provincial capital. Its streets are narrow, but well paved, and most of the houses are old. The manufacture of cloth is carried on, and there is a considerable trade in cattle at the annual fair. There are saline springs, with a temperature of 104' to 108° F. A ducal family takes its title from the city, and has a palace within its walls. Population, 10,683.