Hoya de Huesca/Plana de Uesca

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Hoya de Huesca / Plana de Uesca
Hoya de Huesca.png
Country Spain
Autonomous communityAragon
ProvinceHuesca
CapitalHuesca
Municipalities
Area
 • Total2,525.60 km2 (975.14 sq mi)
Population
 • Total60,525
 • Density24/km2 (62/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Largest municipalityHuesca

Hoya de Huesca/Plana de Uesca[1] is a comarca (county) in the province of Huesca (Spain).

  • Capital city: Huesca, also the biggest of the 40 municipalities of the comarca.
  • Surface: 2,525.60 km².
  • Population: 60,525 (2002).

It occupies the central area of Somontano, between the Sotón and Alcanadre rivers and the Gratal and Guara mountains; the Isuela, Flumen and Guatizalema rivers also flow across its territory.

It borders on the following comarcas:

The local economy is based on agriculture and cattle raising; the main industry is metallurgy. Among the most popular places of interest are Huesca's 13th century Cathedral and the medieval town of Loarre.

Municipalities[edit]

Agüero, Albero Alto, Alcalá de Gurrea, Alcalá del Obispo, Alerre, Almudévar, Angüés, Antillón, Argavieso, Arguis, Ayerbe, Banastás, Biscarrués, Blecua y Torres, Casbas de Huesca, Chimillas, Gurrea de Gállego, Huesca, Ibieca, Igriés, Loarre, Loporzano, Loscorrales, Lupiñén-Ortilla, Monflorite-Lascasas, Murillo de Gállego, Novales, Nueno, Las Peñas de Riglos, Pertusa, Piracés, Quicena, Salillas, Santa Eulalia de Gállego, Sesa, Siétamo, La Sotonera, Tierz, Tramaced and Vicién.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 42°07′00″N 0°09′00″W / 42.1167°N 0.15°W / 42.1167; -0.15