Fraga

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Fraga
Skyline of Fraga
Flag of Fraga
Flag
Coat of arms of Fraga
Coat of arms
Bajo Cinca.png
Fraga is located in Spain
Fraga
Fraga
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 41°31′12″N 0°21′0″E / 41.52000°N 0.35000°E / 41.52000; 0.35000Coordinates: 41°31′12″N 0°21′0″E / 41.52000°N 0.35000°E / 41.52000; 0.35000
Country Spain
Autonomous community Aragón
ProvinceHuesca
ComarcaBajo Cinca
Judicial districtFraga
Government
 • AlcaldeMiguel Luis Lapeña Cregenzan (2015) (PSOE)
Area
 • Total437.64 km2 (168.97 sq mi)
Elevation
118 m (387 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total14,979
 • Density34/km2 (89/sq mi)
DemonymsFragatino, -na Fraguense
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
22520
WebsiteOfficial website

Fraga (Spanish: [ˈfɾaɣa]; Catalan: [ˈfɾaɣə]) is the major town of the comarca of Bajo Cinca (Catalan: Baix Cinca) in the province of Huesca, Aragon, Spain. It is located by the river Cinca. According to the 2014 census,[2] the municipality has a population of 14,926 inhabitants.

King Alfonso I of Aragon died at its walls in 1134 while trying to conquer it during the Battle of Fraga, it was conquered from the Moors by the Count Ramon Berenguer IV of Barcelona in 1149.

The local dialect, called Fragatí, is a variant of Catalan.

History[edit]

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Historical pictures

Demography[edit]

population evolution along the years[edit]

Population trend between 1991 and 2006
1991 1996 2001 2004 2006
11491 11783 12100 13035 13191

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE)

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