León (Spaingie: León [leon]; Lionese: Llión [ioŋ]) is the caipital o the province o León, locatit in the northwast o Spain. Its ceety population o 127,817 (2015) maks it the lairgest municipality in the province, accoontin for mair nor ane quairter[3] o the province's population. Includin the metropolitan aurie, the population is estimatit at 202,793 (2015).

León
León's gothic Cathedral, an aw cried The Hoose o Licht or the Pulchra Leonina
León's gothic Cathedral, an aw cried The Hoose o Licht or the Pulchra Leonina
Flag of the city of León
Banner
Coat o airms o León
Coat airms
Motto(s): 
Cuna del Parlamentarismo ("The cradle o Pairlamentarism")[1]
Anthem: Himno a León
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Coordinates: 42°36′20″N 5°34′12″W / 42.60556°N 5.57000°W / 42.60556; -5.57000
KintraSpain Spain
Autonomous commontyCastile an León
ProvinceLeón
Foondit1st century BC
Foondit biLegio VI Victrix
Govrenment
 • TeepMayor-cooncil
 • BodiAyuntamiento de León
 • MayorAntonio (PP)
Area
 • Laund39.03 km2 (15.07 sq mi)
Elevation
837 m (2,746 ft)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • City124,772
 • Metro
202,793
Demonym(s)Leonés or Legionense(Spanish)
Llïonés (Lionese)
Leonese (Inglis)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
24001 - 24010
Telephone prefix987

ReferencesEedit

  •   This airticle incorporates text frae a publication nou in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1854–57). "article name needed". Dictionary o Greek an Roman Geografie. London: John Murray. Cite has empty unkent parameters: |HIDE_PARAMETER= and |coauthors= (help)CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

NotesEedit

  1. La Junta concede el título de 'Cuna del Parlamentarismo' a la ciudad de León
  2. . Instituto Nacional de Estadística. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |1= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. [1] Accordin tae the Spaingie Naitional Institute o Stateestics, consulted on 2016

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Coordinates: 42°36′20″N 5°34′12″W / 42.60556°N 5.57000°W / 42.60556; -5.57000