Zaragoza

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local band

and sustainable development". As well as choosing local-band Amaral (Amaral (music group)) to record a version of the song in Spanish, Dylan's new version ended with a few spoken words about his "being proud to be a part of the mission to make water safe and clean for every human being living in this world.".


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to the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program, a unique partnership between MIT, the Government of Aragon and the University of Zaragoza. There is also a private university, Universidad San Jorge, which is located in Villanueva de Gállego, to the north. Transportation thumb Zaragoza's Third Millennium Bridge spans the Ebro (File:Puente del Tercer Milenio (Zaragoza).jpg) and is the world's largest concrete tied-arch bridge, with six traffic lanes


rock musical

, Spain San Sebastian in Northern Spain, or Amaral from Zaragoza and Fito & Fitipaldis also from the Basque Country, among others, have incorporated several different genres into their pop-rock musical structure. Spanish constructions of his design include the renovation of the Villahermosa Palace (Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum) in Madrid, the National Museum of Roman Art in Mérida (Mérida, Spain), an expansion of the Madrid Atocha railway station, the Diestre Factory


acclaimed beauty

. As vicious as she is beautiful, she is even shown trying to attack Alatriste in the second book (while she is only 12) with her bare hands; even the war veteran Alatriste is unnerved by this, but manages to evade her. Her relationship with Íñigo reaches its height towards 1630-1634, and he mentions in a flashforward that he eventually kills her when she makes an attempt on his life. A widely acclaimed beauty, she is portrayed by Diego Velázquez in 1635. * Luis de Alquézar (c.1570–?), Royal secretary of Aragonese origin. Studies law in Zaragoza, and begins his career as clerk of the Royal Audience in the Aragonese capital. Rising quickly in the administration, he joins the Council of Aragon in 1610. With the support of the Count-Duke of Olivares, he reaches the coveted post of Royal Secretary in 1623. That same year he meet Diego Alatriste, during the adventure of two Englishmen, in which the royal secretary is aligned with the extremist faction of the Inquisitor, Fray Emilio Bocanegra, against the more moderate Olivares. Since that time, he is a bitter enemy of Alatriste, whom he has tried to dispose of on several occasions through the swordsman Gualterio Malatesta. * Francisco de Quevedo (1580–1645), famous, talented and ironic poet of the period, and friend of Alatriste. It is named in memory of Esteban Terradas i Illa (1883-1950), a Spanish (Spain) mathematician and professor at the Universities of Zaragoza, Barcelona and Madrid. -   GM España S.L. Zaragoza Spain Opel Vauxhall Corsa Opel Vauxhall Meriva 1982   Adam Opel AG Opel plant '''Amaral''' is an award-winning music group http: allmusic.com album pjaros-en-la-cabeza-r738950 review Amaral - Pájaros en la Cabeza, Review by by Jenny Gage, allmusic.com, "Certainly the sheer size and increasing independence of the Spanish-language music industry helps to explain how the best-selling album for 2005 in Spain could receive a pop nomination but go otherwise unnoticed in the United States.", 2011, Rovi Corporation, Accessed: 22 August 2011 from Zaragoza, Spain who have sold more than four million albums worldwide. The band consists of Eva Amaral (vocalist) and Juan Aguirre (guitarist), who write their songs together. Eva Amaral started out as a drummer in another group until she set out with Aguirre to perform her own material in 1997. They then moved to Madrid and signed a major deal with EMI. Amaral's musical style is often called pop rock, but it is often fused with Latin (Latin American music) beats, folk rock, synthesizers, complex poetic (poetry) lyrics and in particular, traditional Spanish (Spanish people) folk music. Juan Aguirre was born in San Sebastián (also known as Donostia) in the Guipúzcoa province of Spain. He spent his childhood in the town of Gros Commons:Zaragoza, Spain


major number

stage play The Importance of Being Earnest, the musician teamed up with Héroes del Silencio, becoming a major number in the Hispanic rock scene. The band eventually broke up in 1996 and Bunbury started his solo career in 1997 with a electro-rock album, Radical Sonora with his new band: Copi (piano), Del Moran (bass), Ramon Gacias (drums) and former Héroes del Silencio guitarist Alan Boguslavsky. In 1807 he commanded the first Vistulan regiment, and rendered good service at the battles of Eylau (Battle of Eylau) and Friedland (Battle of Friedland). In Spain he obtained the Legion of Honour (Légion d'honneur) and the rank of a French Imperial Baron for his heroism at the battle of Epila and the storming of Zaragoza, and in 1809 was promoted to be general of brigade. The '''Basilica–Cathedral of Our Lady of the Pillar''' ( Commons:Zaragoza, Spain


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, leading him to spend some time in a hospital in Zaragoza, Spain, where he had a part of his fingers amputated. In 1954 CAF took over '''Material Móvil y Construcciones''' (MMC) from Zaragoza (Aragon), a company with extensive experience in manufacturing long-distance and subway trains. * '''LEXJ''' (SDR) – Santander Airport – Santander (Santander, Spain) Cantabria * '''LEZG''' (ZAZ) – Zaragoza Airport – Zaragoza Aragon * '''LEZL''' (SVQ) – San Pablo Airport – Sevilla * 1081 - Old Mainz Cathedral destroyed by a fire, marking the beginning of the construction of the current building. * 1081 - Aljafería Palace built in Zaragoza, Spain (begun in 1065 (1060s in architecture)). * 1082 - Great Mosque of Tlemcen built in the Almoravid Empire (Almoravid dynasty). Birth of only child, "Nenuca" The honeymoon lasted only a few days. Franco was needed in North Africa, and he did not wish to be accompanied by his wife. This forced separation lasted fifteen months. At age 32, Franco was promoted to full colonel and made official commander of the Legion. He finally established a home, in Melilla, where he moved Polo. Franco soon rose to the rank of general. This began a new and difficult life for Polo, who would have to accustom herself to her husband's constant and unpredictable reassignments. They moved from Madrid to Zaragoza, back to Oviedo, to the Canary Islands, and after the Spanish Civil War, to Salamanca and Burgos. "I felt like an authentic nomad", she said on one occasion. imagesize 250px caption RENFE 253.057 at Zaragoza (Aragon) builder thumb 200px Panorama of the abbey buildings (File:Rueda - Vista general.jpg) '''Rueda Abbey''' or '''Rueda de Ebro Abbey''' ( Commons:Zaragoza, Spain


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45 minutes. There are up to 19 trains a day in each direction for Madrid and 12 for Barcelona. Regular rates start at about €50 to Madrid and €60 to Barcelona, but you can get up to a 60% discount if you book through the web 15 days in advance. A cheaper way to get to Zaragoza from Barcelona is using the '''"Regional Express"''' - '''a slow train''' going on an ancient track, stopping at every small village and some those post-industrial ghost towns, and really astonishing landscapes. The ride takes 5 hours, costs €22. Other neighbouring cities like Huesca, Teruel, Pamplona, Logroño, Bilbao or Valencia are connected by a few daily conventional trains. For more information on train schedules and prices, visit the website of '''RENFE'''. All trains and buses arrive to Delicias station. The city centre is some 2 km away from, and can be reached using urban buses 34 and 51 or by taxi (10 minutes, around €10) thumbnail right A tram in Zaragoza (File:Tranvía (8147142867).jpg) By bus You can reach Zaragoza either from Madrid or Barcelona in 3:45 hours. The coach company is '''ALSA''' and the single return ticket costs around €15 €26. Zaragoza is also well communicated with other main capital cities, such as Valencia and Bilbao. There is possibility of getting to Zaragoza from France by bus. The main lines travel from Lourdes, Tarbes, Pau and Oloron. For bus schedules from Barcelona, also try '''Barcelona Nord'''. By car Zaragoza is very well connected by free speedways with Huesca (1h), Teruel (2h), Madrid (3h), and by toll highways with Barcelona (3h, €30), Pamplona and Bilbao. Traffic around the city is relatively light except on some weekends and holidays. Free parking in the city centre is very scarce. Most streets have metered parking limited to 1 or 2 hours. Underground paying parkings are scattered in the entire city and usually have free places. Distances to from Zaragota: Madrid 312 km, Barcelona 307 km, Bilbao 305 km, Lleida Lerida 150 km Get around Commons:Zaragoza, Spain


portraying local

of Honor. The Spanish Senate then commissioned him to create ''La Rendición de Granada'' (The Surrender of Granada) that took him three years to complete (1882). The painting hangs in the Capilla Real (Royal Chapel of Granada) at Granada In 1881 he became the Director of the Spanish Arts Academy in Rome, but resigned from this post after two years. He traveled, mostly in Italy, portraying local themes and people. In 1897 he returned to Madrid as the director of the Museo del Prado. He held this position only briefly and then focused again on painting. He was born in Villanueva de Gállego, near Zaragoza in Aragon, and studied initially in Zaragoza and then transferred to the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando and the '''Academia de Acuarelistas''' in Madrid. In 1873, he won a scholarship to go to Rome. From there he had opportunities to travel to France and Venice and studied the old masters. In 1878 he submitted his painting ''Doña Joanna of Castile'' or (Juana la Loca) to the National Exhibition in Spain and was awarded the Medal of Honor. The Spanish Senate then commissioned him to create ''La Rendición de Granada'' (The Surrender of Granada) that took him three years to complete (1882). The painting hangs in the Capilla Real (Royal Chapel of Granada) at Granada In 1881 he became the Director of the Spanish Arts Academy in Rome, but resigned from this post after two years. He traveled, mostly in Italy, portraying local themes and people. In 1897 he returned to Madrid as the director of the Museo del Prado. He held this position only briefly and then focused again on painting. Some distinguished people from the Navarrese Baztan area, a tentative biographical data base Family lands property being inherited by the eldest surviving male only provided cadet able bodied women men for marriage, the service of the Catholic Church, if providing adequate moneys in the case of nuns wishing to spend the rest of their lives leading a contemplative life, expansion of Christianity trying to teach indigenous and or enslaved people, (blacks and defeated in battle Muslims for instance) and also having access to University colleges, mainly at Zaragoza, Valladolid and Salamanca, learning Law and Civil Administration befitting Service to the Empire and or serving in the Imperial Army Navy with the status of free men, ("hidalgos"), some sort of social class equivalent to the rural born Squires in England. manufacturer CAF (Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles) and Siemens (Siemens AG) factory Zaragoza, Spain operator Heathrow Express Description The fleet was built in 1997-1998 by CAF and Siemens (Siemens AG) at the latter’s factory in Zaragoza, Spain. There are 14 four five carriage units. Class 332 & 360 2 - Heathrow Express - Siemens Mobility. Retrieved 2012-02-25. '''Carlos Eduardo López Avila''', better known under his stage name '''Jeremías''', is a British (United Kingdom)-Venezuelan singer-songwriter who was born in London, England on September 19, 1973, of Venezuelan parents. He moved to Venezuela at the age of 2, although he still maintains a British passport. Encouraged musically from an early age, he began writing songs at age 8, and at age 11 took the name Jeremías. He later signed with the record label Universal (Universal Music Group), in 2000 several Venezuelan record companies were interested in his project and after some failed attempts, he created his own label, Avila Records, Commons:Zaragoza, Spain


remarkable events

). Sports thumb Torre del Agua in the ''Luis Buñuel'' Metropolitan Water Park, at the Expo 2008 site. (File:Parque Metropolitano del Agua (Zaragoza).jpg) Zaragoza's football team, Real Zaragoza, plays in the Segunda División. One of the most remarkable events in the team's recent history is the winning of the former UEFA Cup Winners' Cup in 1995. The team has also won the Spanish National Cup "Copa del Rey" six times: 1965, 1966, 1986, 1994, 2001 and 2004 and an Inter-Cities Fairs Cup (1964) (1963–64 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup). Zaragoza's handball team, BM Aragón, plays in the Liga ASOBAL. Their local basketball team, Basket Zaragoza 2002, is now on the Liga ACB. They play at the Príncipe Felipe with a capacity of 11,000 and their head coach is José Luis Abós and Basket Zaragoza plays in the Liga Femenina de Baloncesto. Zaragoza was strongly associated with Jaca in its failed bid for the 2014 Winter Olympics. A permanent feature built for Expo 2008 is the pump-powered artificial whitewater course "El Canal de Aguas Bravas." Zaragoza has a lot of facilities to practice sports, you can swim, play soccer, basketball, tennis, etc. for a low price. You can also enjoy other outside sports such as cycling, there are a host of bicycle routes near the river. Main sights thumb Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar (File:Basílica del Pilar, Zaragoza, Aragón.jpg), thumb right Puente de Piedra (Zaragoza) Puente de Piedra (File:Zaragoza shel.JPG) thumb The Roman walls. (File:Torreón de la Zuda-Muralla.jpg) thumb Pavilion of Aragon in the Expo 2008. (File:Pabellon Aragon Expo 2008 01.JPG) thumb 250px Museo del Teatro de Caesaraugusta (File:Teatro Romano Cesaraugusta-vista desde arriba-3.jpg) thumb Santa María Magdalena church. (File:Torre de la Magdalena.jpg) Near the basilica (Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar) on the banks of the Ebro are located the city hall, the Lonja (old currency exchange), La Seo (literally "the See (Episcopal see)" in the Aragonese language) or Cathedral of San Salvador (La Seo Cathedral), a church built over the main mosque (partially preserved in the 11th-century north wall of the Parroquieta), with Romanesque apses from the 12th century; inside, the imposing hallenkirche from the 15th to 16th centuries, the Baroque tower, and finally, with its famous Museum of Tapestries near the Roman ruins of forum and port city wall. Some distance from the centre of the old city is the Moorish (Al-Andalus) castle (or palace) Aljafería, the most important Moorish buildings in northern Spain and the setting for Giuseppe Verdi's opera ''Il trovatore ''(''The Troubadour''). The Aragonese parliament currently sits in the building. The churches of San Pablo (church of San Pablo (Zaragoza)), Santa María Magdalena (Santa María Magdalena (Zaragoza)) and San Gil Abad (San Gil Abad (Zaragoza)) were built in the 14th century, but the towers may be old minarets dating from the 11th century; San Miguel (San Miguel (Zaragoza)) (14th century); Santiago (San Ildefonso) and the Fecetas monastery are Baroque with Mudéjar ceilings of the 17th century. All the churches are Mudéjar monuments that comprise a World Heritage Site. Other important sights are the stately houses and magnificent palaces in the city, mainly of the 16th century: palaces of the count of Morata or Luna (Audiencia), Deán, Torrero (colegio de Arquitectos), Don Lope or Real Maestranza, count of Sástago, count of Argillo (today the Pablo Gargallo museum), archbishop, etc. On 14 June 2008, the site of Expo 2008 opened its doors to the public. The exhibition ran until 14 September. Other sights thumb right 220px Labordeta Grand Park (File:Parque Grande by juanedc.jpg) * Puente de Piedra (Puente de Piedra (Zaragoza)) * San Ildefonso church * Santa Engracia Monastery (Church of Santa Engracia de Zaragoza) Museums Museums Museums in Zaragoza in Zaragoza are: * Museum of Fine Arts Zaragoza, with paintings by early Aragonese artists, 15th century, and by El Greco, Ribera and Goya, and the Camón Aznar Museum, with paintings ranging from Rubens, Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Velazquez and Goya to Renoir, Manet and Sorolla. Museum of Fine Arts Zaragoza * Centro de Historia (Zaragoza), Pza San Agustín nº2, (Barrio de la Magdalena) * Museo Diocesano de Zaragoza – MUDIZ.Palacio Arzobispal. Pª Echegaray y Caballero 102 * Museo Pablo Gargallo, Pza. San Felipe * Museo Pilarista * Museo de Tapices de La Seo (Catedral del Salvador) * Museo de Zaragoza, Pza. de los Sitios 6 * Museo Pablo Serrano, Pº María Agustín 20 * Museo Camón Aznar, C Espoz y Mina 23 * Museo Paleontológico de Zaragoza, C Pedro Cerbuna 12 * Museo Etnográfico de Zaragoza * Museo de Cerámica de Zaragoza * Museo del Teatro de Caesaraugusta, Calle de San Jorge 12 * Museo del Foro (Museo del Foro de Caesaraugusta), Plaza de la Seo 2 * Museo de las Termas Públicas de Caesaraugusta, Calle de San Juan y San Pedro, 3–7 * Museo del Puerto Fluvial de Caesaraugusta, Plaza de San Bruno, 8 * Museo Pablo Serrano * Acuario Fluvial de Zaragoza Twin towns and sister cities Commons:Zaragoza, Spain


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, and gained the nickname ''campi doctor'' or "master of the field of battle ", later to become famous in Spanish literature as ''el Campeador''. The historicity of this event, which is not mentioned by contemporaries, has been suspected. José María Lacarra and Bernard Reilly, however, accept it. Plot During a battle in the town of Saragossa (Zaragoza) during the Napoleonic Wars, an officer retreats to the second floor of an inn. He finds a large book

Zaragoza

'''Zaragoza''' ( ) accessdate 26 September 2014 publisher Collins Dictionary date n.d. in English (English language), ''Encyclopædia Britannica'' Zaragoza (conventional Saragossa) is the capital city of the Zaragoza province (Province of Zaragoza) and of the autonomous community (autonomous communities of Spain) of Aragon, Spain. It lies by the Ebro river and its tributaries, the Huerva (Huerva River) and the Gállego (Gállego (river)), roughly in the center of both Aragon and the Ebro basin.

On 1 September 2010 the population of the city of Zaragoza was 701,090, , ranking fifth (List of municipalities in Spain by population) in Spain. It is the 35th most populous municipality (Largest cities of the European Union by population within city limits) 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 above sea level (above mean 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 gastronomy, and landmarks such as the Basílica del Pilar (Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar), La Seo Cathedral and the Aljafería Palace (Aljafería). 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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