Plan, Aragon

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Plan
View of Plan
View of Plan
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityAragon
ProvinceHuesca
ComarcaSobrarbe
Area
 • Total87.4 km2 (33.7 sq mi)
Elevation
1,119 m (3,671 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total287
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
View of Ibon de Plan lake with Peña de las Once in the background

Plan is a municipality located in the Sobrarbe comarca, province of Huesca, Aragon, Spain. According to the 2010 census the municipality has a population of 336 inhabitants.[2] Its postal code is 22367.

The Ibón de Plan or Basa de la Mora lake is located within its municipal term.

The "caravan of women"»[edit]

In 1985, Plan made Spanish news[3] since local bachelors organized a "caravan of women" after watching the American 1951 Western Westward the Women. At the moment there were over forty single men and just one single women. Most of the local women had emigrated. An advertisement in the press calling for "women between 20 and 40 with marriage intentions for Pyrenees village" resulted in 33 marriages, revitalizing Plan. Since then, other villages have organized similar "caravans" [4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística (Spain)
  3. ^ ‹See Tfd›(in Spanish)Los hijos de la caravana, sin plan, El Mundo, 16 January 2005.
  4. ^ caravanademujeres.es

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Coordinates: 42°34′N 00°20′W / 42.567°N 0.333°W / 42.567; -0.333

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