Fraga (Spanish: [ˈfɾaɣa]; Catalan: [ˈfɾaɣə]) 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.

Fraga
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Coat of arms of Fraga
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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

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.

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DemographyEdit

population evolution along the yearsEdit

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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