Fraga

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Fraga
Fraga - Vista general con iglesia de San Pedro.JPG
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: [ˈfɾaɣɛ]) 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

Historical pictures

  • Plan of western view of Fraga circa 1779 by Bernardo Espinalt y García

  • Villa Fortunatus - Vista del ala sur.jpg
  • Fraga - Antigua puerta de entrada a las murallas.JPG

Historical pictures

  • Torre dels Frares.jpg
  • Fraga - Portal románico de la iglesia de san Pedro.JPG

Sights

Historical pictures

  • Fraga - Capitel de la portada de la iglesia de san Pedro.JPG
  • Zaragoza - Museo - Villa Fortunatus - Mosaico noviembre.jpg

Historical pictures

  • Fraga - Dona faldetes.jpg
  • Fraga - Arquería en plaza de san Pedro.JPG

Demography

population evolution along the years

Population trend between 1991 and 2018
1991 1996 2001 2004 2006 2013 2018
11491 11783 12100 13035 13191 14834 14979

See also

References

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  2. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE)

External links


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