La Litera

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La Litera/La Llitera
Comarca
La Litera.png
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Aragon
Province Huesca
Capital Binéfar/Binèfar
Area
 • Total 733.9 km2 (283.4 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 18,847
 • Density 26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

La Litera (Spanish: [la liˈteɾa]) or La Llitera (Catalan: [ɫə ʎiˈteɾə], locally: [la ʎiˈteɾa])[1] (Aragonese: A Litera) is an Aragonese comarca in the south-east of the province of Huesca.

Its cultural capital is Tamarite de Litera, its administrative capital is Binefar and it borders the comarques of Ribagorza, Somontano de Barbastro, Cinca Medio, Bajo Cinca in Aragon and Noguera and Segrià in Catalonia.

Its west half side belongs to the Catalan-speaking strip in eastern Aragon known as La Franja.

Municipal terms[edit]

List of villages on the comarca. The traditional (Catalan) names of the towns are in brackets:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official name as appears in the establishing law of the comarca (BOA 25/2002 12th november) (Spanish)
  2. ^ "Decreto Legislativo 2/2006, de 27 de diciembre, del Gobierno de Aragón, por el que se aprueba el texto refundido de la Ley de Delimitación Comarcal de Aragón." (in Spanish). Boletín Oficial de Aragón. 2007-12-27. Retrieved 2008-07-23. 

Coordinates: 41°53.15′N 0°23.57′E / 41.88583°N 0.39283°E / 41.88583; 0.39283