Tarazona y el Moncayo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Tarazona y el Moncayo
Localización de Tarazona y el Moncayo (Aragón).svg
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Aragon
Province Zaragoza
Capital Tarazona
 • Total 452.4 km2 (174.7 sq mi)
 • 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]


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 within the Comarca of Tarazona y el Moncayo include:

See also[edit]


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


External links[edit]

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