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Zaragoza, also called Saragossa in English, is the capital city
of the autonomous community and former Kingdom of Aragon, Spain.
It is situated on the river Ebro and its tributaries, the Huerva and Gállego,
near the centre of the region, in a valley with a variety of landscapes,
ranging from desert (Los Monegros) to thick forest, meadows and mountains.
The population of the city of Zaragoza in 2007 was 667,034, ranking fifth in Spain.
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 Aragon population.
The city lies at an altitude of 199 metres above sea level, and constitutes a
crossroads between Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Bilbao and Toulouse (France)
all of which are located about 300 kilometres (200 miles) from Zaragoza
Currently, Zaragoza hosts Expo 2008, which is a World's Fair on water
and sustainable development, until September 14.
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