Place:Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain


Alt namesCaesaraugustasource: Times Atlas of World History (1993) p 339
Saragossasource: Wikipedia
Zaragoza provincesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Coordinates41.583°N 1°W
Located inAragón, Spain
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Zaragoza, also called Saragossa in English, is a 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. 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.

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