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Aragon is located in northeastern Spain and consists of three provinces, Huesca, Teruel and Zaragoza. It is a mountainous region whose northern part is occupied by the Pyrenees. The most important city is full of architectural monuments Mudejar Zaragoza.

The autonomous community created by Aragon is a region where active tourism occupies a very important place in tourism. The Pyrenees rise in the northern part of the region, where the national park Parque nacional de Ordesa y Monte Perdido was established. There are hiking trails leading through the valleys and scenic mountain peaks.

The capital of the community is Zaragoza, in which the fortress of La Alfajeria built by the Moors in the 11th century has survived. The city's symbol is the powerful Baroque basilica of Nuestra Señora del Pilar rising above the Ebro River flowing at its foot.

The southern part of Aragon is not very high mountains, among which you can see picturesque, built of stone towns. Teruel is considered the most beautiful of them, near which several ski resorts operate in winter. The city is also famous for the production of dried ham.

Aragon is a place where a lot of vines are grown and the local vineyards form a wine route. Most vineyards are located in the fertile valley of the Ebro River, where Cariñena, Somontano, Campo de Borja and Calatayud are produced.

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