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 the Sotón and Alcanadre rivers and the Gratal and Guara mountains. The Isuela, Flumen and Guatizalema rivers also flow across its territory.

It borders on the following comarcas:

The local economy is based on agriculture and cattle raising. The main industry is metallurgy. Among the most popular places of interest are Huesca'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