Hoya de Huesca/Plana de Uesca

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Hoya de Huesca / Plana de Uesca
Comarca
Hoya de Huesca.png
Country  Spain
Autonomous community Aragon
Province Huesca
Capital Huesca
Municipalities
Area
 • Total 2,525.60 km2 (975.14 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 60,525
 • Density 24/km2 (62/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Largest municipality Huesca

Hoya de Huesca/Plana de Uesca[1] is a comarca (county) in the province of Huesca (Spain).

  • Capital city: Huesca, also the biggest of the 40 municipalities of the comarca.
  • Surface: 2,525.60 km².
  • Population: 60,525 (2002).

It occupies the central area of Somontano, between rivers Sotón and Alcanadre and Gratal and Guara mountains. Rivers Isuela, Flumen and Guatizalema also flow across its territory.

Its borderline comarcas are:

The economy is based on agriculture and cattle raising. The industry is mainly metallurgic. Among the most important places of interest are the capital's 13th century Cathedral and the medieval town of Loarre.

Municipalities[edit]

Agüero, Albero Alto, Alcalá de Gurrea, Alcalá del Obispo, Alerre, Almudévar, Angüés, Antillón, Argavieso, Arguis, Ayerbe, Banastás, Biscarrués, Blecua y Torres, Casbas de Huesca, Chimillas, Gurrea de Gállego, Huesca, Ibieca, Igriés, Loarre, Loporzano, Loscorrales, Lupiñén-Ortilla, Monflorite-Lascasas, Murillo de Gállego, Novales, Nueno, Las Peñas de Riglos, Pertusa, Piracés, Quicena, Salillas, Santa Eulalia de Gállego, Sesa, Siétamo, La Sotonera, Tierz, Tramaced and Vicién.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official name as appears in the establishing law of the comarca (BOA 27/2002 26th november)

Coordinates: 42°07′00″N 0°09′00″W / 42.1167°N 0.15°W / 42.1167; -0.15