Lécera

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Lécera
Flag of Lécera
Flag
Official seal of Lécera
Seal
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityAragon
ProvinceZaragoza
Area
 • Total109 km2 (42 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total661
 • Density6.1/km2 (16/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ClimateBSk
Lécera town; view from the east
Exchange of prisoners of war following the Treaty of Lécera in 1839

Lécera is a municipality located in the Campo de Belchite comarca, province of Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 777 inhabitants.

History[edit]

Lécera is known for the Treaty of Lécera (Tratado de Lécera or Convenio de Segura) between Generals Cabrera and Van-Halen that led to an exchange of prisoners of war in the First Carlist War.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ El Tratado de Lécera, principio de dignidad para los prisioneros[permanent dead link]

Coordinates: 41°12′N 0°42′W / 41.200°N 0.700°W / 41.200; -0.700