Definitions for zaragoza
Sp. ˌθɑ rɑˈgɔ θɑ, ˌsɑ rɑˈgɔ sɑzaragoza
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an ancient city on the Ebro River in northeastern Spain; formerly the capital of Aragon
The capital city of the region of Aragon, in Spain.
Etymology: From Zaragoza, from (saraqusTa), from Caesaraugusta, named after Roman Emperor Augustus.
Zaragoza, also known in English as Saragossa, is the capital city of the Zaragoza Province and of the autonomous community of Aragon, Spain. It lies by the Ebro river and its tributaries, the Huerva and the Gállego, roughly in the center of both Aragon and the Ebro basin. On 1 January 2021 the population of the municipality of Zaragoza was 675,301, (the fifth most populated in Spain) on a land area of 973.78 square kilometres (375.98 square miles). The population of the metropolitan area was estimated in 2006 at 783,763 inhabitants. The municipality is home to more than 50 percent of the Aragonese population. The city lies at an elevation of about 208 metres (682 feet) above sea level. Zaragoza hosted Expo 2008 in the summer of 2008, a world's fair on water and sustainable development. It was also a candidate for the European Capital of Culture in 2012. The city is famous for its folklore, local cuisine, and landmarks such as the Basílica del Pilar, La Seo Cathedral and the Aljafería Palace. Together with La Seo and the Aljafería, several other buildings form part of the Mudéjar Architecture of Aragon which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Fiestas del Pilar are among the most celebrated festivals in Spain.
Zaragoza is a city in Northeast Spain, the capital of the autonomous region of Aragón. It is located on the Ebro River and known for its rich history including landmarks like the Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar, Aljafería Palace, and Cathedral of the Savior of Zaragoza. It is also the fifth largest city in Spain.
Zaragoza, also called Saragossa in English, is the capital city of the Zaragoza province and of the autonomous community of Aragon, Spain. It is situated on the Ebro river and its tributaries, the Huerva and the Gállego, near the centre of the region, in a valley with a variety of landscapes, ranging from desert to thick forest, meadows and mountains. On 1 September 2010 the population of the city of Zaragoza was 701,090, within its administrative limits on a land area of 1,062.64 km², ranking fifth in Spain. It is the 35th most populous municipality in the European Union. The population of the metropolitan area was estimated in 2006 at 783,763 inhabitants. The municipality is home to more than 50 percent of the Aragonese population. The city lies at an elevation of 199 metres. Zaragoza hosted Expo 2008 in the summer of 2008, a world's fair on water and sustainable development. It was also candidate for the European Capital of Culture in 2016. The city is famous for its folklore, a renowned local gastronomy, and landmarks such as the Basílica del Pilar, La Seo Cathedral and the Aljafería Palace. Together with La Seo and the Aljafería, several other buildings form part of the Mudéjar Architecture of Aragon which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Fiestas del Pilar are among the most celebrated festivals in Spain.
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A city of Spain, the capital of a province of the same name, and formerly of the kingdom of Aragon. It is situated on the Ebro, which divides the city into two parts. It was a place of importance under the Romans, but there are few remains of the Roman city. It was taken by the Moors in the 8th century, and recovered from them in 1118, after a siege of five years, during which a great part of the inhabitants died of hunger. It was taken by the French in 1809, after a siege of eight months, and one of the most heroic defenses recorded in the history of modern warfare.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Zaragoza is ranked #1897 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Zaragoza surname appeared 18,908 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 6 would have the surname Zaragoza.
93.5% or 17,683 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
3.9% or 743 total occurrences were White.
1.7% or 338 total occurrences were Asian.
0.3% or 57 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.2% or 49 total occurrences were Black.
0.2% or 38 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
The numerical value of zaragoza in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of zaragoza in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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