Bajo Aragón

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Bajo Aragón
Comarca
Location of Bajo Aragón in Aragón and location of the municipalities in Bajo Aragón.
Location of Bajo Aragón in Aragón and location of the municipalities in Bajo Aragón.
Country  Spain
Autonomous community Aragón
Province Teruel
Capital Alcañiz
Municipalities
Area
 • Total 1,304.2 km2 (503.6 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 29,358
 • Density 23/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Largest municipality Alcañiz

Bajo Aragón (Catalan: [ˈbaxo aɾaˈɣon]) or Baix Aragó (Catalan: [ˈbaʒ aɾaˈɣo], locally: [ˈbajʒ aɾaˈɣo]; Aragonese: Baxo Aragón) is an administrative comarca in eastern central Aragon, Spain. It was first established in 1999. It has a population of 29,358 (2007) and an area of 1.304,2 km². The seat of the comarca is in Alcañiz. It is located in Teruel Province, in the transitional area between the Iberian System and the Ebro Valley.

The municipalities of Aguaviva, Belmonte de San José, La Cañada de Verich, La Cerollera, La Codoñera, La Ginebrosa and Torrevelilla belong to the Catalan-speaking strip in eastern Aragon known as La Franja.

Historical region[edit]

The name Bajo Aragón, Lower Aragon, was already used before 1999 for a much larger area, a historical region now sometimes called Bajo Aragón histórico in order to differentiate it from the present-day administrative comarca.

Municipalities[edit]

The traditional names of the towns are in brackets.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

This article includes content from the Spanish Wikipedia article Bajo Aragón.

Coordinates: 41°02′N 0°07′W / 41.033°N 0.117°W / 41.033; -0.117