Province of Huesca

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    the marboré lake with the monte perdido and the cilindro de marboré in the background
    the marboré lake with the monte perdido and the cilindro de marboré in the background
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    coat of arms of huesca/uesca province
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    coordinates: 42°10′n 0°10′w / 42°10′n 0°10′w / 42.167; -0.167(2018)
     • total219,345
     • rankranked 43
     • density14/km2 (36/sq mi)
    demonym(s)oscense
    language(s)spanish, aragonese, catalan

    huesca (aragonese: uesca, catalan: osca), officially huesca/uesca,[1] is a province of northeastern spain, in northern aragon. the capital is huesca.

    positioned just south of the central pyrenees, huesca borders france and the french departments of pyrénées-atlantiques and hautes-pyrénées. within spain, huesca's neighboring provinces are navarre, zaragoza and lleida.

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Huesca/Uesca Province
The Marboré lake with the Monte Perdido and the Cilindro de Marboré in the background
The Marboré lake with the Monte Perdido and the Cilindro de Marboré in the background
Flag of Huesca/Uesca Province
Flag
Coat of arms of Huesca/Uesca Province
Coat of arms
Map of Spain with Huesca/Uesca Province highlighted
Map of Spain with Huesca/Uesca Province highlighted
Coordinates: 42°10′N 0°10′W / 42°10′N 0°10′W / 42.167; -0.167(2018)
 • Total219,345
 • RankRanked 43
 • Density14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Oscense
Language(s)Spanish, Aragonese, Catalan

Huesca (Aragonese: Uesca, Catalan: Osca), officially Huesca/Uesca,[1] is a province of northeastern Spain, in northern Aragon. The capital is Huesca.

Positioned just south of the central Pyrenees, Huesca borders France and the French Departments of Pyrénées-Atlantiques and Hautes-Pyrénées. Within Spain, Huesca's neighboring provinces are Navarre, Zaragoza and Lleida.