Place:Pamplona, Navarra, Navarra, Spain

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NamePamplona
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
TypeMunicipality
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 capital city of the Autonomous Community of Navarre, in Spain, and historically also of the former Kingdom of Navarre. Pamplona is also the second largest city in the greater Basque cultural region, composed of two Spanish autonomous communities, Navarre and Basque Country, and the French Basque Country.

Pamplona has a moderate climate being at in terms of elevation. In addition to its elevation, Pamplona being inland results in cool nights by Spanish standards.

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. It is also home to Osasuna, the only Navarrese football club to have ever played in the Spanish top division.

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