Province of Huesca

province in Spain

Huesca (Aragonese: Uesca, Catalan: Osca), officially Huesca/Uesca,[1] is a province of northeastern Spain, in northern Aragon. The capital is Huesca.

Huesca/Uesca Province
The Marboré lake with the Monte Perdido and the Cilindro de Marboré in the background
The Marboré lake with the Monte Perdido and the Cilindro de Marboré in the background
Flag of Huesca/Uesca Province
Flag
Coat of arms of Huesca/Uesca Province
Coat of arms
Map of Spain with Huesca/Uesca Province highlighted
Map of Spain with Huesca/Uesca Province highlighted
Coordinates: 42°10′N 0°10′W / 42.167°N 0.167°W / 42.167; -0.167Coordinates: 42°10′N 0°10′W / 42.167°N 0.167°W / 42.167; -0.167
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityAragon Aragon
CapitalHuesca
Area
 • Total15,626 km2 (6,033 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 6
 3.10% of Spain
Population
 (2018)
 • Total219,345
 • RankRanked 43
 • Density14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Oscense
Language(s)Spanish, Aragonese, Catalan

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Nombre oficial de la ciudad según la ley de creación de la comarca de Hoya de Huesca/Plana de Uesca - (BOA 27/2002, 26 de noviembre)". Archived from the original on 2009-02-03. Retrieved 2011-06-11.