Villanova, Aragon

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Villanova (Spanish)
Bilanoba (Benasquese)
Vilanova d'Éssera (Ribagorçan)
Municipality
Coat of arms of Villanova (Spanish)
Coat of arms
Villanova (Spanish) is located in Spain
Villanova (Spanish)
Villanova (Spanish)
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 42°32′45″N 0°27′39″E / 42.54583°N 0.46083°E / 42.54583; 0.46083Coordinates: 42°32′45″N 0°27′39″E / 42.54583°N 0.46083°E / 42.54583; 0.46083
Country Spain
Autonomous community Aragon
Province Huesca
Comarca Ribagorza
Municipality Villanova
Area
 • Total 7.05 km2 (2.72 sq mi)
Elevation 982 m (3,222 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 154
 • Density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 22467
Official language(s) Spanish, Benasquese, Ribagorçan

Villanova (Spanish: [ˌbiʎaˈnoβa]), in Benasquese: Bilanoba[1] or Billanoba,[2] in Ribagorçan Catalan: Vilanova d'Éssera[3] (locally: [ˌbilaˈnɔβa ˈðeseɾa]), in Aragonese: Vilanova, is a municipality located in the Ribagorza comarca, province of Huesca, Aragon, Spain. According to the 2010 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 154 inhabitants.

The town is located at the foot of the Sierra de Chía range. There are yearly religious celebrations on April 29 in honor of Saint Peter Martyr.[4]

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  1. ^ Toponyms: towns with local name in Aragonese in Great Aragonese Encyclopedia
  2. ^ [As shown in the Legislative Decree 2/2006 of 27 December, of the Government of Aragon, by the revised text of the Law on Comarcal Demarcation of Aragon is approved.
  3. ^ Enciclopèdia Catalana, SAU
  4. ^ Valle de Benasque

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