Azara, Huesca

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Azara
Municipality
Azara mapa.png
Country ESP
ComarcaSomontano de Barbastro
ProvinceHuesca
Government
 • MayorJerónimo Santos Larroya Domper ( PSOE-Aragón )
Area
 • Total14.49 km2 (5.59 sq mi)
Elevation429 m (1,407 ft)
Postal code
22311

Azara is a municipality in the province of Huesca, Spain. In 2010, it had a population of 200 inhabitants. It is located in the middle of a valley named after Alferche, to the right of the La Clamor Canyon, surrounded by sandstone the highest among which is Peña de Santa Margarita, 40 km away from Huesca.

Church in Azara

Administration[edit]

Recent Mayors of Azara[edit]

Period Mayor Party
1979-1983
1983-1987
1987-1991
1991-1995
1995-1999
1999-2003
2003-2007 Santos Larroya Domper PSOE-Aragón
2007-2011 PSOE-Aragón
2011-2015 Jerónimo Santos Larroya Domper[2] PSOE-Aragón

Electoral results[edit]

Municipal Elections[3]
Party 2003 2007 2011
Partido de los Socialistas de Aragón 4 3 3
Partido Popular de Aragón (PP) 1 2 2
PAR -
CHA - -
Total 5 5 5

Demography[edit]

Demographic evolution
1900 1910 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1981 1986 1992 1999 2004
491 441 441 380 308 363 310 269 237 225 224 200

Monuments[edit]

  • The Santa Lucia Church
  • Peña/Piedra Santa Margarita (Azara) was an old castle belonging to Arabs. For lieutenant it had to Barbatuerta immediately after the reconquista (1101-4), and in times of Labaña (1610) it belonged to Sanjuanistas de Barbastro.

Feasts[edit]

  • Major feast is celebrated from 13 December to 16 December in honour of Santa Lucía.
  • Easter Monday.
  • Cultural Days of June.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gobierno de Aragón. "Zonas altimétricas por rangos en Aragón y España, y altitud de los municipios de Aragón. (Altitude zones by range in Aragon and Spain and altitude of the municipalities of Aragon)". Datos geográficos (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 4 December 2011. Retrieved 15 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Alcaldes de Aragón de las elecciones de 2011 (Mayors of Aragon from the 2011 Elections)" (PDF) (in Spanish). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-07.
  3. ^ Gobierno de Aragón. "Archivo Electoral de Aragón (Aragon Electoral Files)". Retrieved 13 August 2012.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 42°04′N 0°02′W / 42.067°N 0.033°W / 42.067; -0.033