Zaragoza

Zaragoza
Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar and the Puente de Piedra bridge on the Ebro River
Flag of Zaragoza
Flag
Coat of arms of Zaragoza
Coat of arms
Zaragoza is located in Aragon
Zaragoza
Zaragoza
Location of Zaragoza within Aragon
Zaragoza is located in Spain
Zaragoza
Zaragoza
Zaragoza (Spain)
Zaragoza is located in Europe
Zaragoza
Zaragoza
Zaragoza (Europe)
Coordinates: 41°39′N 0°53′W / 41°39′N 0°53′W / 41.650; -0.883
Country Spain
Autonomous community Aragon
ProvinceZaragoza
ComarcaZaragoza
DistrictsActur, Casco Antiguo, Centro, Delicias, Universidad, San José, Las Fuentes, La Almozara, Oliver-Valdefierro, Torrero-La Paz, Margen Izquierda, Barrios Rurales Norte, Barrios Rurales Oeste, Valdespartera, Arcosur
Government
 • TypeMayor-council
 • BodyAyuntamiento de Zaragoza
 • MayorPedro Santisteve (Zaragoza en Común)
Area
 • Total973.78 km2 (375.98 sq mi)
Elevation243 m (797 ft)
Population (2017)
 • Total664,938 [1]
Demonym(s)zaragozano (m), zaragozana (f)
Time zoneCET (GMT +1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (GMT +2)
Postcode50001 – 50020
ISO 3166-2ES-Z
Websitewww.zaragoza.es

Zaragoza (ə/, Spanish: [θaɾaˈɣoθa]; also called Saragossa ə/[2] in English)[3] is the capital city of the Zaragoza province and of the autonomous community of Aragon, Spain. It lies by the Ebro river and its tributaries, the Huerva and the Gállego, roughly in the center of both Aragon and the Ebro basin.

On 1 September 2010 the population of the city of Zaragoza was 701,090,[4] within its administrative limits on a land area of 1,062.64 square kilometres (410.29 square miles), ranking fifth in Spain. It is the 32nd most populous municipality in the European Union. The population of the metropolitan area was estimated in 2006 at 783,763 inhabitants. The municipality is home to more than 50 percent of the Aragonese population.The city lies at an elevation of 199 metres (653 feet) above sea level.

Zaragoza hosted Expo 2008 in the summer of 2008, a world's fair on water and sustainable development. It was also a candidate for the European Capital of Culture in 2012.

The city is famous for its folklore, local gastronomy, and landmarks such as the Basílica del Pilar, La Seo Cathedral and the Aljafería Palace.Together with La Seo and the Aljafería, several other buildings form part of the Mudéjar Architecture of Aragon which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Fiestas del Pilar are among the most celebrated festivals in Spain.

Etymology

The city was called by the ancient Romans Caesaraugusta, from which the present name derives. The Iberian town that preceded the Roman city was called Salduie.[5]

Other Languages
Afrikaans: Zaragoza
Alemannisch: Saragossa
አማርኛ: ዛራጎዛ
العربية: سرقسطة
aragonés: Zaragoza
asturianu: Zaragoza
azərbaycanca: Saraqosa
تۆرکجه: ساراقوسا
Bân-lâm-gú: Zaragoza
беларуская: Сарагоса
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Сарагоса
български: Сарагоса
Boarisch: Saragossa
bosanski: Zaragoza
brezhoneg: Zaragoza
català: Saragossa
čeština: Zaragoza
Chavacano de Zamboanga: Zaragoza
Cymraeg: Zaragoza
dansk: Zaragoza
Deutsch: Saragossa
eesti: Zaragoza
Ελληνικά: Σαραγόσα
español: Zaragoza
Esperanto: Zaragozo
estremeñu: Çaragoça
euskara: Zaragoza
فارسی: ساراگوسا
français: Saragosse
Gaeilge: Zaragoza
Gàidhlig: Zaragoza
galego: Zaragoza
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Zaragoza
한국어: 사라고사
Hausa: Zaragoza
հայերեն: Սարագոսա
hrvatski: Zaragoza
Ilokano: Zaragoza
Bahasa Indonesia: Zaragoza
íslenska: Zaragoza
italiano: Saragozza
עברית: סרגוסה
Basa Jawa: Zaragoza
ქართული: სარაგოსა
қазақша: Сарагоса
Ladino: Zaragoza
latviešu: Saragosa
Lëtzebuergesch: Saragossa
lietuvių: Saragosa
lumbaart: Saragoza
magyar: Zaragoza
македонски: Сарагоса
मराठी: सारागोसा
Bahasa Melayu: Zaragoza
Nederlands: Zaragoza (stad)
日本語: サラゴサ
нохчийн: Сарагоса
Nordfriisk: Saragossa
norsk: Zaragoza
norsk nynorsk: Zaragoza
occitan: Saragossa
олык марий: Сарагоса
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਤਾਰਾਗੋਤਾ
پنجابی: ساراگوسا
Piemontèis: Saragòssa
polski: Saragossa
português: Saragoça
Qaraqalpaqsha: Saragosa
română: Zaragoza
Runa Simi: Zaragoza
русский: Сарагоса
संस्कृतम्: जरागोजा
sardu: Zaragoza
Scots: Zaragoza
shqip: Zaragoza
sicilianu: Saragozza
Simple English: Zaragoza
slovenčina: Zaragoza
ślůnski: Zaragoza
کوردی: سەرەگۆسا
српски / srpski: Сарагоса
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Zaragoza
suomi: Zaragoza
svenska: Zaragoza
தமிழ்: சரகோசா
Taqbaylit: Zaragoza
tetun: Saragosa
Türkçe: Zaragoza
українська: Сарагоса
اردو: سرقسطہ
ئۇيغۇرچە / Uyghurche: Saragossa
vèneto: Saragosa
Tiếng Việt: Zaragoza
Volapük: Zaragoza
Winaray: Zaragoza
吴语: 萨拉戈萨
ייִדיש: סאראגאסא
粵語: 薩拉戈薩
žemaitėška: Saragosa
中文: 萨拉戈萨
Lingua Franca Nova: Zaragoza