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Municipality Ateca



The municipality covers an area of 84,7 Km2
This town is at a distance of 100 Km from Zaragoza city
Located at an altitude of 603 m
In 1996 he was a resident population of 2059 inhabitants.
Belongs to the county (comarca) of Calatayud

Ayuntamiento de Ateca

Plaza de España.
50200 ATECA (ZARAGOZA)
Phone: +34 976842005
Fax: +34 976872105

Situation of Ateca

The municipality is located to the SO. from the province of Zaragoza and 15 km to the SO. from Calatayud.
Located at the confluence of the Jalón and Manubles rivers and its municipal district watered by the Rivers, Jalón-Piedra-Monegrillo and Manubles.

Geographical coordinates 41º 20' N / 1º 48' O
It is accessed from the capital by the N-II road, on the shore of the Jalón River, next to the Sierra del Caballero.
Highest mount The Viso 998 m.

Situation Map Ateca whitin aragon
Situation map Ateca whitin Aragon

Panoramica of Ateca
Panoramica of Ateca.

Celebrations in Ateca

On February 3 San Blas, Patron and procession,
Pilgrimage May 1,
San Gregorio May 11,
San Isidro on May 15,
San Pascual, May 17
San Cristóbal, July 10 (pilgrimage),
July 25 Santiago-pilgrimage. and the day of the Ascension, it would be pilgrimage to the hermitage as in all with great animation.
San Lorenzo, August 10 (pilgrimage)
  and on September 8, the Virgen de la Peana- festivities-7-8-9 and 10.

Monuments in Ateca

Church of Santa Maria and San Francisco
  Hermitage of San Blas
Clock Tower and Strong Castle (now transformed into a hostel)
Town Hall
Arches of the Meson and Arial
Cejador House
  Inn 18th century El Meson

Typical products

The chocolate. liver sausage and Easter lemonade.

Thanks to the collaboration of Carlos Cristobal Sanchez

Other information of the Municipality



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