Bajo Cinca/Baix Cinca

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Bajo Cinca/Baix Cinca
Comarca
Localización de Bajo Cinca (Aragón).svg
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Aragon
Province Huesca
Capital Fraga
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Largest municipality Fraga

Bajo Cinca (Spanish: [ˈbaxo ˈθiŋka]) or Baix Cinca (Catalan: [ˈbaʃ ˈsiŋkə], locally: [ˈbajʃ ˈsiŋka])[1] (Aragonese: Cinca Baxa, IPA: [ˈθiŋka ˈβajʃa]) is a comarca in eastern Aragon, Spain. It is named after river Cinca.

This comarca is located in the southeastern corner of the Huesca province. The administrative capital is Fraga, with 13,592 inhabitants the largest town of the comarca.

Bajo Cinca/Baix Cinca borders La Litera/La Llitera, Cinca Medio, Monegros and Bajo Aragón-Caspe/Baix Aragó-Casp in Aragon and Segrià and Ribera d'Ebre in Catalonia. This comarca belongs to the Catalan-speaking strip in eastern Aragon known as La Franja and some municipal terms of Bajo Cinca/Baix Cinca are part of the historical region of Lower Aragon.

Municipal terms[edit]

View of Fraga with Saint Peter's church in front

The Catalan names of the towns are in brackets.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official name as appears in the establishing law of the comarca (BOA 20/2002 7th october)

Coordinates: 41°27′29.39″N 0°20′50.79″W / 41.4581639°N 0.3474417°W / 41.4581639; -0.3474417