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Soria (province)

Soria
Province

Coat of arms

Map of Spain with Soria highlighted

Coordinates: 41°40′N 02°40′W / 41.667°N 2.667°W / 41.667; -2.667Coordinates: 41°40′N 02°40′W / 41.667°N 2.667°W / 41.667; -2.667

Autonomous community Castile and León
Capital Soria
Area
 • Total 10,303 km2 (3,978 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 23rd
  2.04% of Spain
Population (2009)
 • Total 95,101
 • Rank Ranked 50th
 • Density 9.2/km2 (24/sq mi)
  0.20% of Spain
Demonym Spanish: Soria
Official language(s) Castilian
Website dipsoria.es

Soria is a province of central Spain, in the eastern part of the autonomous community of Castile and León. Most of the province is in the mountainous Sistema Ibérico area

It is bordered by the provinces of La Rioja, Zaragoza, Guadalajara, Segovia, and Burgos.

Soria is the least populous of all of Spain's provinces, with a density of around 9 inhabitants/km² - one of the lowest in the European Union. Of the province's population of 91,487 (2002), nearly 40% live in the capital, Soria. There are 183 municipalities in Soria, of which nearly half are hamlets of under 100 people and of which only 12 have more than 1000 people. The cathedral town of the province is El Burgo de Osma.

Comarcas

Soria has 183 municipalities divided in 10 comarcas:

  • Comarca de Almazán
  • Comarca de Berlanga
  • Comarca de Burgo de Osma
  • Comarca de Campo de Gómara
  • Comarca de El Valle
  • Comarca de Pinares
  • Comarca de Soria
  • Comarca de Tierras Altas
  • Comarca del Moncayo
  • Tierra de Medinaceli

See List of municipalities in Soria.


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