Zaragoza ( Spanish pronunciation: ), also called [θaɾaˈɣoθa] Saragossa in English, is a [1 ] province of northern Spain, in the central part of the autonomous community of Aragon. Its capital is Zaragoza, which is also the capital of the autonomous community. Other towns in Zaragoza include Calatayud, Borja, La Almunia de Doña Godina, Ejea de los Caballeros and Tarazona.
Its area is
17,274 km² and it is the fourth largest Spanish province by land area. Its population is 973,252 (2010), of whom nearly three-quarters live in the capital, and its population density is 50.95/km². It contains 292 municipalities, of which more than half are villages with fewer than 300 people.
The main language throughout the province is
Spanish (with official status), although Catalan is spoken in the Bajo Aragón-Caspe comarca and in Mequinenza municipality.
Geography [ edit ]
The province of Zaragoza is bordered by the provinces of
Lleida, Tarragona, Teruel, Guadalajara, Soria, La Rioja, Navarre, and Huesca. The southern and western side of the province is in the mountainous Sistema Ibérico area and includes its highest point, the Moncayo, while the northern end reaches the Pre-Pyrenees. The Ebro River crosses the province from west to east.
Comarcas [ edit ]
Comarcas in the Zaragoza province:
The following comarcas having their capital in
Huesca Province include municipal terms within Zaragoza Province:
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