Huesca (Spanish: Huesca, Aragonese: Uesca) is a province of northeastern Spain, in northern Aragon. In addition to its autonomous communities, Spain is divided into fifty Provinces. Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. Aragon ( Spanish: "Aragón") is an autonomous community of Spain. Positioned in the middle of the Pyrenees, Huesca borders France and the French Departments of Pyrénées-Atlantiques and Hautes-Pyrénées. The Pyrenees (Pirineos French: Pyrénées; Catalan: Pirineus; Occitan: Pirenèus; Aragonese: Perinés This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. In the context of the political and geographic organization of France and many of its former colonies a department (département depaʁtǝmɑ̃ is an Administrative division Pyrénées-Atlantiques ( Gascon: Pirenèus-Atlantics; Basque: Pirinio-Atlantiarrak or Pirinio-Atlantikoak) is a department Hautes-Pyrénées ( Occitan: Nauts Pirenèus / Hauts Pirenèus) is a department in southwestern France. Within Spain, Huesca's neighboring provinces are Navarre, Zaragoza and Lleida. Zaragoza, also called Saragossa in English, is the capital city of the Zaragoza province and of the autonomous community and former Lleida (Standard Central Catalan ˈʎejðə or North-Western Catalan; Spanish Lérida, though officially referred as Lleida
Huesca derives its name from the roman name of Osca, given to the Iberian tribes, or Oscians of the Vescetania region. Hispania was the name given by the Romans to the whole of the Iberian Peninsula (modern Portugal, Spain, Andorra, Gibraltar The term "Osca" may also be the etymological root of the word "Eus-kara", or Vasconi, who were Basque tribes that ran the northern mountain territories of Vasconia. Etymology is the study of the History of Words &mdash when they entered a language from what source and how their form and meaning have changed over time The Basques (Euskaldunak are a people who inhabit a region spanning over parts of north-central Spain and southwestern France.
The modern day province comprises 10 counties and 202 municipalities. See also list of municipalities in Huesca. This is a list of the municipalities in the province of Huesca, in the Autonomous community of Aragon, Spain.
|Hoya de Huesca||Huesca|
|La Litera||Tamarite de Litera|
|Ribagorza||Graus, formerly Benabarre|
|Sobrarbe||Ainsa and Boltaña|
|Somontano de Barbastro||Barbastro|
Covering a primarily mountainous area of 15,636 km², the province of Huesca has a total population of 218,023, (in 2006), with almost a quarter of its people living in the capital city of Huesca, which goes by the same name. Sabiñánigo is a municipality located in the province of Huesca, Aragon, Spain. Bajo Cinca / Baix Cinca (Zinca Baxa is an Aragonese comarca in the south-east extreme of the Huesca province. Fraga is the major town of the comarca of Bajo Cinca (Catalan Baix Cinca) in the province of Huesca, Aragon, Spain. Monzón is a small town in the autonomous community of Aragon, Spain. Hoya de Huesca / Plana de Uesca is a comarca (county in the province of Huesca ( Aragon) Huesca (Uesca Latin: Osca; Greek:, Ptol ii 6 § 68 is a city in Aragon, Spain. Jaca ( Chaca in Aragonese) is a City of northeastern Spain near the border with France, in the midst of the Pyrenees in La Litera / La Llitera ( Aragonese: A Litera) is an Aragonese Comarca in the south-east of the province of Huesca. Tamarite de Litera ( Catalan: Tamarit de Llitera, Aragonese: Tamarit de Litera)is the second major town of the comarca of Sariñena is a municipality located in the province of Huesca, Aragon, Spain. Ribagorza is an Aragonese county or Comarca, in the north-east of the province of Huesca, Spain. Graus is a village in the Spanish province of Huesca, located in the Pyrenees. Benabarre ( Aragonese: Benabarri, Catalan: Benavarri) is a town in the Aragonese county of Ribagorza, in the Province Sobrarbe is one of the comarcas (counties in the northern part of the province of Huesca, part of the autonomous community of Aragon in Spain Ainsa is a small town in Spain, south of the Pyrenees. Ainsa is located in a geologically interesting setting and therefore large groups of geologists Boltaña is a municipality located in the province of Huesca, Aragon, Spain. ( for the wine-growing region see Somontano DO)---- Somontano de Barbastro is a county in the Province of Huesca, in Aragon, north-eastern Barbastro ( Latin Barbastrum or Civitas Barbastrensis, Arabic Barbastra) is a Spanish city in the Somontano county To help compare Orders of magnitude of different geographical regions  Areas between 10000 km² and 100000 km² are listed here Huesca (Uesca Latin: Osca; Greek:, Ptol ii 6 § 68 is a city in Aragon, Spain. The low population density, 13. 94/km², has meant that Huesca's lush valleys, rivers, and lofty mountain ranges have remained relatively pristine and unspoiled by progress.
Home to majestic scenery, the tallest mountain in the Pyrenees, the Aneto; eternal glaciers, such as at Monte Perdido; and the National Park of Ordesa and Monte Perdido, rich in flora and protected fauna. The Pyrenees (Pirineos French: Pyrénées; Catalan: Pirineus; Occitan: Pirenèus; Aragonese: Perinés Aneto is the highest Mountain in the Pyrenees and in Aragon, and Spain 's third highest mountain- reaching a height of 3404 m (11168 ft Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park (see also Parque nacional de Ordesa y Monte Perdido is an IUCN Category II National Park situated in the Pyrenees Popular with mountaineers, spelunkers, paragliders, and white water rafters it is also a popular snow skiing destination with notable resorts in Candanchú, Formigal, Astún, Panticosa and Cerler. “Alpinist” redirects here See also Alpinist (magazine Mountaineering is the Sport, Hobby or Profession of Caving or spelunking is the recreational Sport of exploring Caves In contrast Speleology is the scientific study of caves and the cave Paragliding is a recreational and competitive flying sport A paraglider is a free-flying foot-launched Aircraft. Whitewater is formed in a Rapid, when a River 's gradient drops enough to disturb its Laminar flow and create Turbulence, i Rafting or whitewater rafting is a challenging recreational activity utilizing a Raft to navigate a River or other bodies of water Snow skiing is a group of sports utilizing Skis as primary equipment Candanchú is a Ski resort situated near the town of Canfranc in the High Aragon of the western Pyrenees (province of Huesca Formigal, officially called Aramón Formigal, is a Ski resort situated near the town of Sallent de Gallego in the upper Tena Valley of Astún is a Ski resort situated near the town of Canfranc in the High Aragon of the western Pyrenees (province Panticosa is a municipality located in the province of Huesca, Aragon, Spain. Cerler, officially called Aramón Cerler, is a Ski resort situated in the high Benasque Valley, near the town of Benasque in the central
The romans colonized the province of Huesca, which formed the northern part of Hispania Tarraconensis, and continued to live there well into the 5th century until the arrival of the visigoths. Hispania Tarraconensis was one of three Roman provinces in Hispania. The Visigoths (Visigothi, Wisigothi, Vesi, Visi, Wesi, or Wisi were one of two main branches of the Goths, an East As a challenging mountainous frontier region, it was difficult to dominate. The northern counties had at one time belonged to the Kingdom of Navarre but split off and managed to stem early moorish invasions in the middle ages by forming alliances between themselves and with the Franks, to become frankish feudal marches. The Kingdom of Navarre (Reino de Navarra Nafarroako Erresuma Royaume de Navarre originally the Kingdom of Pamplona, was a European kingdom which occupied lands on either The description Moors has referred to several historic and modern populations of Muslim (and earlier non-Muslim people of Berber and Arab descent The Franks or Frankish people (Franci or gens Francorum) were West Germanic tribes first identified in the 3rd century as an Ethnic group Feudalism, a term first used in the early modern period (17th century in its most classic sense refers to a Medieval Europe Political system composed Mark from the Old English mearc and march (or various plural forms of these words derived from the Frankish word marka ("boundary" The imperative of sovereignty, or independence, for the northern border counts, gave rise to the legendary Kingdom of Aragon, which was the precursor to the Empire or Crown of Aragon, and ultimately the Kingdom of Spain. Sovereignty is the exclusive Right to control a Government, a country, a people or oneself The Kingdom of Aragon was an old kingdom in the Iberian Peninsula, corresponding to the modern-day autonomous community of Aragon ( The Crown of Aragon was a permanent union of multiple titles and states in the hands of the King of Aragon. Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula.
Spanish is the primary language in the province, however the majority of local fabla or Aragonese language speakers are from the northern counties, such as the (Aragon river valley in Jacetania, the counties of Alto Gallego, Sobrarbe, and Ribagorza) where hitherto landlocked and isolated villages have helped the language to thrive into the 21st century. Here is a list of the Comarcas (counties in the autonomous community of Aragon in Spain. The River Aragón or Río Aragón is one of the left-hand tributaries of the river Ebro. Sobrarbe is one of the comarcas (counties in the northern part of the province of Huesca, part of the autonomous community of Aragon in Spain Ribagorza is an Aragonese county or Comarca, in the north-east of the province of Huesca, Spain.