Jarque is a municipality located in the Aranda Comarca province of Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 556 inhabitants.

Jarque de Moncayo[1]
Flag of Jarque de Moncayo[1]
Flag
Official seal of Jarque de Moncayo[1]
Seal
Jarque de Moncayo.jpg
Jarque de Moncayo[1] is located in Aragon
Jarque de Moncayo[1]
Jarque de Moncayo[1]
Location of Jarque de Moncayo within Aragon
Jarque de Moncayo[1] is located in Spain
Jarque de Moncayo[1]
Jarque de Moncayo[1]
Location of Jarque de Moncayo within Spain
Jarque de Moncayo[1] is located in Europe
Jarque de Moncayo[1]
Jarque de Moncayo[1]
Jarque de Moncayo[1] (Europe)
Coordinates: 41°34′N 1°40′W / 41.567°N 1.667°W / 41.567; -1.667Coordinates: 41°34′N 1°40′W / 41.567°N 1.667°W / 41.567; -1.667
Country Spain
Autonomous community Aragon
ProvinceZaragoza
ComarcaAranda
Area
 • Total43 km2 (17 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • Total436
 • Density10/km2 (26/sq mi)
 (INE)
Demonym(s)Jarquino, Jarquina
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

The town is also known as Jarque de Moncayo, despite its location at the feet of the Sierra de la Virgen, another range of the Iberian System. The Moncayo Massif is visible in the distance to the north of the town.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "III. OTRAS DISPOSICIONES. COMUNIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE ARAGÓN" (PDF). www.boe.es. Agencia Estatal Boletín Oficial del Estado. 7 February 2018. Retrieved 6 December 2019. Decreto 203/2017, de 19 de diciembre, del Gobierno de Aragón, por el que se autoriza al Ayuntamiento de Jarque, de la provincia de Zaragoza, el cambio de denominación de su municipio por el de Jarque de Moncayo
  2. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.

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