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Aragon - in the North East of Spain

By Alissha Johnson Subscribe to RSS | July 9th 2012 | Views:
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In the north east of Spain the region of Aragon is located. There are many reasons of fame of this part of Spain. It is worth seeing in many respects. Aragon has a great history especially the town of Calatayud is famous in this respect. There are three provinces in the region of Aragon which include Zaragoza, Teruel and Huesca.

The most visited part of Aragon is the province of Zaragoza. The reason is that it is located between Barcelona and Madrid. As these two are the most visited cities of Spain, this province naturally gets tourist attention. This region has many villages and towns that are historical having very natural and refreshing lifestyles. For the same reasons the natives in the region have traditional thoughts and appearance. The people in this part of Spain are very patriotic and that very fact is apparent from the customs and cultural songs of this region.

A reason of fame of Aragon is Ferdinand who belonged to this region of Spain. That guy married the Queen Isabella of Spain in the fifteenth century. Another famous person from this region was Catherine who married Henry VIII. Aragon is not lacking behind when it comes to bull fighting and running. As it is a historic region, this tradition exists in almost all parts of the region. Bull related traditions are followed in different shapes in various parts of this region as there are various festivals celebrated in that respect. Aragon has bull running festivals mostly in the month of September every year.

The capital city of the region of Aragon is Zaragoza which is located in the Zaragoza province. This province is most populated in the region as majority of the population is living in it. Most of the Aragon consists of valleys, green areas, landscapes, orchards and pastures. The total area of the region is more that 47000 kilo meters. The main languages spoken in this region include Spanish and Aragonese.

There is a famous river in the region by the name of Ebro which is a good source of irrigation in the region. The main sources of income of this province include tourism, agriculture produce and local industry. There is a famous dance by the name of Jota that is liked in many parts of Spain. This dance originated from this region of Spain when a couple performed it first time in the eighteenth century.

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