Tarazona y el Moncayo

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Tarazona y el Moncayo
Comarca
Localización de Tarazona y el Moncayo (Aragón).svg
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Aragon
Province Zaragoza
Capital Tarazona
Municipalities
Area
 • Total 452.4 km2 (174.7 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 14,287
 • Density 32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Largest municipality Tarazona

Tarazona y el Moncayo is a comarca in the Province of Zaragoza, within the Aragon region of northeastern Spain. [1]

Geography[edit]

The Moncayo Massif, seen from Tarazona.

Tarazona is the capital of and most important city in the Comarca of Tarazona y el Moncayo. [1]

The comarca is located at the western side of Aragon, bordering the autonomous community of Navarre, the Province of Soria in Castile and León, and the autonomous community and a province of La Rioja. [1]

The majestic Moncayo Massif dominates the landscape and gives its name to the comarca. Its highest summit is the highest point in the 500 km long Sistema Ibérico range. [1]

Municipalities[edit]

Municipalities within the Comarca of Tarazona y el Moncayo include:

See also[edit]

Climate[edit]

The climate is dry, continental, with marked seasonal changes, the summers are pleasant and relatively short compared with the long cold winters.[1]

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