Huesca

human settlement in Huesca, Huesca Province, Aragon, Spain

Huesca (Spanish: [ˈweska]; Aragonese: Uesca) is a city in north-eastern Spain, within the autonomous community of Aragon. It is also the capital of the Spanish province of the same name and of the comarca of Hoya de Huesca.

Huesca

Uesca  (Aragonese)
The city of Huesca as seen from the cathedral
The city of Huesca as seen from the cathedral
Flag of Huesca
Flag
Coat of arms of Huesca
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
Gate of the Pyrenees
Coordinates: 42°8′N 0°25′W / 42.133°N 0.417°W / 42.133; -0.417Coordinates: 42°8′N 0°25′W / 42.133°N 0.417°W / 42.133; -0.417
Country Spain
Autonomous community Aragon
ProvinceHuesca
ComarcaHoya de Huesca
Judicial districtHuesca
Founded byIberians
Government
 • TypeMayor-council
 • BodyAyuntamiento de Huesca
 • MayorLuis Eliseo Felipe (2015) (PSOE)
Area
 • Total161.0 km2 (62.2 sq mi)
Elevation
488 m (1,601 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total52,463
 • Density330/km2 (840/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Oscense
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
22001 - 22006
Dialing code974
Patron SaintsSaint Lawrence
Saint Vincent
WebsiteOfficial website

ReferencesEdit

  1. Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.


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