Province of Soria

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Soria
Province
Flag of Soria
Flag
Coat of arms of Soria
Coat of arms
Map of Spain with Soria highlighted
Map of Spain with Soria highlighted
Coordinates: 41°40′N 02°40′W / 41.667°N 2.667°W / 41.667; -2.667Coordinates: 41°40′N 02°40′W / 41.667°N 2.667°W / 41.667; -2.667
Autonomous community Castile and León
Capital Soria
Area
 • Total 10,303 km2 (3,978 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 23rd
  2.04% of Spain
Population (2009)
 • Total 95,101
 • Rank Ranked 50th
 • Density 9.2/km2 (24/sq mi)
  0.20% of Spain
Demonym Spanish: Soriano/a
Official language(s) Castilian
Website dipsoria.es
Map showing the comarcas of the Province of Soria

Soria is a province of central Spain, in the eastern part of the autonomous community of Castile and León. Most of the province is in the mountainous Sistema Ibérico area.

Overview[edit]

It is bordered by the provinces of La Rioja, Zaragoza, Guadalajara, Segovia, and Burgos.

Soria is the least populous of all of Spain's provinces, with a density of around 9 inhabitants/km² - one of the lowest in the European Union. Of the province's population of 91,487 (2002), nearly 40% live in the capital, Soria. There are 183 municipalities in Soria, of which nearly half are hamlets of under 100 people and of which only 12 have more than 1000 people. The cathedral town of the province is El Burgo de Osma.

Subdivision[edit]

Comarcas[edit]

Soria has 183 municipalities divided in 10 comarcas:

Municipalities[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

External links[edit]

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