Province of Burgos
province in Castile and León, Spain
The Province of Burgos is a province of northern Spain, in the northeastern part of the autonomous community of Castile and León.
|Coordinates: 42°23′N 3°40′W / 42.383°N 3.667°WCoordinates: 42°23′N 3°40′W / 42.383°N 3.667°W|
|Autonomous community||Castille and León|
|• President||César Rico Ruiz (PP)|
|• Total||14,292 km2 (5,518 sq mi)|
|Area rank||Ranked 11|
|2,78% of Spain|
|• Rank||Ranked 36|
|0,80% of Spain|
It is bordered by the provinces of Palencia, Cantabria, Vizcaya, Álava, La Rioja, Soria, Segovia, and Valladolid.
Its capital is the city of Burgos.
The Cartularies of Valpuesta from the monastery Santa María de Valpuesta, in Burgos, are considered to be the oldest known documents having words written in the Spanish language.
- ↑ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
- ↑ "Origin and history of Spanish language: First manuscripts". 2013. Archived from the original on 2016-03-08. Retrieved 2020-05-19.