Campo, Aragon

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Campo (Spanish: [ˈkampo]; Catalan: [ˈkampu]) is a town in the county of Ribagorza, in the province of Huesca, in Aragon, Spain. Situated in a valley between 2 rivers, the Esera and Rialbo, it is surrounded by snow-capped Pyrenean mountain peaks: most notably, the Turbón (2.492 m) and Cotiella (2.912 m).

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The town's municipal district includes the hamlet of Beleder, locally known as Belbedé, 2 km north of Campo.

Due to the landlock created by the mountains, the locals continue to speak the centuries-old Patues (Patois), colloquially known as "Fabla", a transitional Aragonese–Catalan dialect.

It is also the birthplace of Gaspar Torrente (1888–1970), one of the early 20th Century leaders and a founding father of the Aragonese nationalism.

Coordinates: 42°24′N 0°23′E / 42.400°N 0.383°E / 42.400; 0.383