Peralta, Navarre

Peralta (Basque: Azkoien) is a town and municipality located in the province and autonomous community of Navarre, northern Spain. It is located 59.5 km from Pamplona, and is on the River Arga, a tributary of the Aragon River which itself flows into the Ebro. The population in 2020 was 5951 (INE) inhabitants. Peralta is one of twenty-seven municipalities that make up the Merindad de Olite in the southern part of Navarre.

Peralta
Azkoien  (Basque)
Peralta / Azkoien
Flag of Peralta
Coat of arms of Peralta
Peralta is located in Navarre
Peralta
Peralta
Location of Pamplona within Spain / Navarre
Peralta is located in Spain
Peralta
Peralta
Peralta (Spain)
Coordinates: 42°19′59″N 1°48′00″W / 42.33306°N 1.80000°W / 42.33306; -1.80000Coordinates: 42°19′59″N 1°48′00″W / 42.33306°N 1.80000°W / 42.33306; -1.80000
CountrySpain
Autonomous CommunityNavarre
ProvinceNavarre
MerindadOlite
Area
 • Total88.4 km2 (34.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total5,823
 • Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Websitewww.aytoperalta.com

SymbologyEdit

FlagEdit

The flag's description:
It's formed by a cloth of 2/3 proportion, red with the shield of the municipality in the center.

ShieldEdit

The Escutcheon of the municipality of Peralta has the following blazon:
A bridge of gold arches on a river, with a tower of the same material

GeographyEdit

LocationEdit

It's located in the south part of the Foral Community of Navarre. It has an area of 89 km² and has its limit with Falces (North), Marcilla (East), Funes (South) and Azagra (West)

Relief and hydrologyEdit

It's located in a zone formed by calize. Its river is River Arga.

DemographyEdit

From:INE Archive

Notable citizensEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.

External linksEdit