Villanova, Aragon

Villanova (Spanish: [ˌbiʎaˈnoβa]), in Benasquese: Bilanoba[2] or Billanoba,[3] in Catalan: Vilanova d'Éssera[4] (locally [ˌbilaˈnɔβa ˈðeseɾa]), in Aragonese: Vilanova, is a municipality located in the Ribagorza comarca, province of Huesca, Aragon, Spain. According to the 2010 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 154 inhabitants.

Villanova (Spanish)
Bilanoba (Benasquese)
Vilanova d'Éssera  (Catalan)
Coat of arms of Villanova (Spanish)
Villanova (Spanish) is located in Spain
Villanova (Spanish)
Villanova (Spanish)
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 42°32′45″N 0°27′39″E / 42.54583°N 0.46083°E / 42.54583; 0.46083Coordinates: 42°32′45″N 0°27′39″E / 42.54583°N 0.46083°E / 42.54583; 0.46083
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityAragon
ProvinceHuesca
ComarcaRibagorza (comarca)
MunicipalityVillanova
Area
 • Total7.05 km2 (2.72 sq mi)
Elevation
982 m (3,222 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total159
 • Density23/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
22467
Official language(s)Spanish, Benasquese, Ribagorçan

The town is located at the foot of the Sierra de Chía range. There are yearly religious celebrations on April 29 in honor of Saint Peter Martyr.[5]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  2. ^ Toponyms: towns with local name in Aragonese in Great Aragonese Encyclopedia
  3. ^ [As shown in the Legislative Decree 2/2006 of 27 December, of the Government of Aragon, by the revised text of the Law on Comarcal Demarcation of Aragon is approved.
  4. ^ Enciclopèdia Catalana, SAU
  5. ^ Valle de Benasque

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