Campo de Cariñena

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Campo de Cariñena
Comarca
Localización de Campo de Cariñena (Aragón).svg
Flag of Campo de Cariñena
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Coat of arms of Campo de Cariñena
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Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Aragon
Province Zaragoza
Capital Cariñena
Municipalities
Area
 • Total 772 km2 (298 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 10,987
 • Density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Largest municipality Cariñena
Vineyard in the Campo de Cariñena

Campo de Cariñena is a comarca in central Aragon, Spain. It is located in the province of Zaragoza, in the transitional area between the Iberian System and the Ebro Valley. The most important town is Cariñena.

It is a traditional wine-producing region located between rivers Jalón and Huerva. There are about 15,705 hectares of vineyards in this region.[1] This comarca has a dry, continental climate, with marked seasonal changes, the summers are hot and relatively short compared with the long cold winters.

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  1. ^ Wines from Spain

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Coordinates: 41°22′N 1°18′W / 41.367°N 1.300°W / 41.367; -1.300