Province of Zaragoza

Zaragoza (Spanish pronunciation: [θaɾaˈɣoθa]), also called Saragossa in English,[1] is a province of northern Spain, in the central part of the autonomous community of Aragon. Its capital is Zaragoza, which is also the capital of the autonomous community. Other towns in Zaragoza include Calatayud, Borja, La Almunia de Doña Godina, Ejea de los Caballeros and Tarazona.

Province of Zaragoza
Map of Spain with Province of Zaragoza highlighted
Coordinates: 41°35′N 1°00′W
Country Spain
Autonomous community Aragon
CapitalZaragoza
Area
  Total17,274 km2 (6,670 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 4th
 3.42% of Spain
Population
 (2018)
  Total954,811
  RankRanked 15th
  Density55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Zaragozano/Zaragozana
Official language(s)Spanish
ParliamentCortes Generales

Its area is 17,274 km² and it is the fourth-largest Spanish province by land area. Its population was 954,811 in 2018, accounting for slightly over 72% of the entire population of Aragon; nearly 75% of those lived in the capital. Its population density was 51/km². It contains 292 municipalities, of which more than half are villages with fewer than 300 people.

The main language throughout the province is Spanish (with official status), although Catalan is spoken in the Bajo Aragón-Caspe comarca and in Mequinenza municipality.