La Litera

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La Litera (Spanish: [la liˈteɾa]) or La Llitera (Catalan: [lə ʎiˈteɾə])[1] (Aragonese: A Litera) is an Aragonese comarca in the south-east of the province of Huesca.

La Litera/La Llitera
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Country Spain
Autonomous community Aragon
ProvinceHuesca
CapitalBinéfar/Binèfar
Area
 • Total733.9 km2 (283.4 sq mi)
Population
 • Total18,847
 • Density26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Its cultural capital is Tamarite de Litera, its administrative capital is Binefar and it borders the comarques of Ribagorza, Somontano de Barbastro, Cinca Medio, Bajo Cinca in Aragon and Noguera and Segrià in Catalonia.

Its west half side belongs to the Catalan-speaking strip in eastern Aragon known as La Franja.

Municipal termsEdit

List of villages on the comarca. The Catalan version of the names of the towns are in brackets:[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Official name as appears in the establishing law of the comarca (BOA 25/2002 12th november) (in Spanish)
  2. ^ "Decreto Legislativo 2/2006, de 27 de diciembre, del Gobierno de Aragón, por el que se aprueba el texto refundido de la Ley de Delimitación Comarcal de Aragón" (in Spanish). Boletín Oficial de Aragón. 2007-12-27. Archived from the original on 2009-08-31. Retrieved 2008-07-23.

Coordinates: 41°53.15′N 0°23.57′E / 41.88583°N 0.39283°E / 41.88583; 0.39283