Place:Pamplona, Navarra, Navarra, Spain


Alt namesBanbalūnahsource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) IX, 101
Iruneasource: Wikipedia
Iruñasource: Wikipedia
Iruñeasource: Wikipedia
Pampelunasource: Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Pompaelosource: GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) p 12577
Pompeiopolissource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) IX, 101
Coordinates42.817°N 1.65°W
Located inNavarra, Navarra, Spain
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Pamplona or Iruña (alternative spelling: Iruñea) is the historical capital city of Navarre, in Spain, and of the former Kingdom of Navarre.

The city is famous worldwide for the running of the bulls during the San Fermín festival, which is held annually from July 6 to 14. This festival was brought to literary renown with the 1926 publication of Ernest Hemingway's novel The Sun Also Rises.

After the 2011 municipal elections, there are 27 councillors in Pamplona Municipality: eleven of Navarrese People's Union (Unión del Pueblo Navarro), seven of Nafarroa Bai, three of Spanish Socialist Workers' Party, three of Bildu, two of People's Party, and one of Izquierda-Ezkerra.

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