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Segovia
Segovia
(/sɪˈɡoʊviə/; Spanish pronunciation: [seˈɣoβja][1]) is a city in the autonomous region of Castile and León, Spain, famous for its magnificent Roman aqueduct and for its cathedral, one of the last Gothic temples to be built in Europe. It is the capital of Province of Segovia.

Contents

1 Etymology 2 Geography

2.1 Location 2.2 Climate 2.3 Population centers

3 History 4 Demographics 5 Heritage

5.1 World Heritage City 5.2 Religious architecture

5.2.1 Churches and chapels 5.2.2 Monasteries and convents

5.3 Civil architecture 5.4 Urban sculpture 5.5 Parks and gardens

6 Economy 7 Education 8 Culture

8.1 Museums 8.2 MUCES 8.3 Festivities

8.3.1 Holy Week

9 Notable people 10 Twin towns – sister cities 11 Antipode 12 References 13 External links

Etymology[edit] The name of Segovia
Segovia
is of Celtiberian origin. Although the historians linked the old name of the city to Segobriga, the recent discoverment of the original roman city in the spanish village of Saelices discarded this possibility. The name of "Segovia" is mentioned by Livy in the context of the Sertorian War. Under the Romans and Arabs, the city was called Segovia (Σεγουβία, Ptolomeo ii. 6. § 56) and Šiqūbiyyah (شقوبية‎) respectively. Geography[edit] Location[edit]

Aerial view showing part of the city.

Segovia
Segovia
is located on the plains of Old Castile, near Valladolid
Valladolid
and the Spanish capital, Madrid. Segovia
Segovia
is one of nine provinces that make up the autonomous region of Castile and León. Burgos
Burgos
and Valladolid
Valladolid
lie to the north, Ávila to the west, Madrid
Madrid
to the south, and Soria
Soria
to the east. The altitude of the province varies from 750 metres (2,461 feet) in the extreme northwest to a maximum of 2,430 m (7,972 ft) at Peñalara peak in the Sierra de Guadarrama. The town lies on the main route of the Camino de Santiago
Camino de Santiago
de Madrid. Climate[edit] The climate is hot-summer Mediterranean (Csa in the Köppen climate classification) near the boundaries of Csb and BSk, resulting from the high altitude and the distance from the coast. The average annual temperature is 12.42 °C (54.4 °F), with a minimum in December of −14 °C (6.8 °F) and maximum in August of 39 °C (102.2 °F). The annual precipitation range from 400 to 500 mm per year in the lower plains, and can reach up to 800 mm right in the mountain area of "Sierra de Guadarrama", as rainfalls and snowfalls are more frequent, and decent showers coming from summer thunderstorms help the mountain area of the province to be rainier than average for the entire central Spain
Spain
area. All of this make the province a damp corner in the context of the region. The predominant forms of vegetation in the mountainous areas include pine, evergreen, oak, beech and juniper.

Climate data for Segovia
Segovia
(1988-2010) 1005m

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year

Record high °C (°F) 19.5 (67.1) 21.0 (69.8) 23.2 (73.8) 27.7 (81.9) 33.2 (91.8) 37.3 (99.1) 38.6 (101.5) 38.3 (100.9) 36.3 (97.3) 29.4 (84.9) 23.0 (73.4) 19.8 (67.6) 38.6 (101.5)

Average high °C (°F) 8.2 (46.8) 10.4 (50.7) 13.9 (57) 15.1 (59.2) 19.7 (67.5) 25.8 (78.4) 29.7 (85.5) 29.4 (84.9) 24.0 (75.2) 18.0 (64.4) 11.8 (53.2) 8.8 (47.8) 17.9 (64.22)

Daily mean °C (°F) 4.3 (39.7) 5.8 (42.4) 8.6 (47.5) 9.7 (49.5) 14.0 (57.2) 19.0 (66.2) 22.2 (72) 22.1 (71.8) 17.7 (63.9) 13.0 (55.4) 7.6 (45.7) 5.1 (41.2) 12.42 (54.38)

Average low °C (°F) 0.3 (32.5) 1.1 (34) 3.2 (37.8) 4.2 (39.6) 8.2 (46.8) 12.1 (53.8) 14.6 (58.3) 14.8 (58.6) 11.4 (52.5) 7.9 (46.2) 3.4 (38.1) 1.3 (34.3) 6.88 (44.38)

Record low °C (°F) −11.8 (10.8) −11.4 (11.5) −13.2 (8.2) −5.2 (22.6) −3.0 (26.6) 2.5 (36.5) 4.0 (39.2) 4.4 (39.9) 0.8 (33.4) −3.2 (26.2) −10.4 (13.3) −10.5 (13.1) −13.2 (8.2)

Average precipitation mm (inches) 38 (1.5) 31 (1.22) 30 (1.18) 44 (1.73) 66 (2.6) 43 (1.69) 17 (0.67) 20 (0.79) 28 (1.1) 59 (2.32) 52 (2.05) 46 (1.81) 474 (18.66)

Average precipitation days 7 6 6 8 10 5 3 3 5 9 9 8 79

Mean monthly sunshine hours 124 152 203 213 250 314 358 328 246 177 126 110 2,601

Source #1: [2]

Source #2: [3]

Population centers[edit] Aside from the main city, there are a number of other villages within the municipality of Segovia.

Fuentemilanos Hontoria Madrona Revenga, established in 1983[4] as a "minor local entity" (Spanish: entidad local menor), a category of sub-municipal entities in Spain. Zamarramala Torredondo Perogordo

History[edit]

Alcázar of Segovia.

The Segovia Cathedral
Segovia Cathedral
as seen from the air.

San Andrés Gate.

The first recorded mention of a settlement in what is today Segovia was a Celtic possession. Control later passed into the hands of the Romans. The city is a possible site of the battle in 75 BCE where Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius
Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius
was victorious over Quintus Sertorius and Hirtuleius. Hirtuleius
Hirtuleius
died in the fighting.[5] During the Roman period the settlement belonged to one of numerous contemporary Latin convents. It is believed that the city was abandoned after the Islamic invasion of Spain
Spain
centuries later. After the conquest of Toledo by Alfonso VI of León and Castile, the son of King Alfonso VI, Segovia
Segovia
was resettled with Christians from the north of the Iberian peninsula and beyond the Pyrenees, providing it with a significant sphere of influence whose boundaries crossed the Sierra de Guadarrama and the Tagus. Segovia's position on trading routes made it an important centre of trade in wool and textiles. The end of the Middle Ages saw something of a golden age for Segovia, with a growing Jewish population and the creation of a foundation for a powerful cloth industry. Several splendid works of Gothic architecture
Gothic architecture
were also completed during this period. Notably, Isabella I was proclaimed queen of Castile in the church of San Miguel de Segovia
Segovia
on December 13, 1474. Like most Castilian textile centres, Segovia
Segovia
joined the Revolt of the Comuneros under the command of Juan Bravo. Despite the defeat of the Communities, the city's resultant economic boom continued into the sixteenth century, its population rising to 27,000 in 1594. Then, as well as almost all the cities of Castile, Segovia
Segovia
entered a period of decline. Only a century later in 1694, the population had been reduced to only 8,000 inhabitants. In the early eighteenth century, Segovia attempted to revitalize its textile industry, with little success. In the second half of the century, Charles III made another attempt to revive the region's commerce; it took the form of the Royal Segovian Wool Manufacturing Company (1763). However, the lack of competitiveness of production caused the crown withdraw its sponsorship in 1779. In 1764, the Royal School of Artillery, the first military academy in Spain, was opened. This academy remains present in the city today. In 1808, Segovia
Segovia
was sacked by French troops during the War of Independence. During the First Carlist War, troops under the command of Don Carlos unsuccessfully attacked the city. During the nineteenth and first half of the twentieth century, Segovia experienced a demographic recovery that was the result of relative economic stability. Demographics[edit] The population growth experienced during the nineteenth century accelerated steadily beginning around 1920: 16,013 inhabitants that year, 33,360 in 1960, 53,237 in 1981. Since the 1980s growth has slowed markedly: 55,586 in 2004 and 56,047 in 2007. Heritage[edit] World Heritage City[edit]

Old Town of Segovia
Segovia
and its Aqueduct

UNESCO
UNESCO
World Heritage Site

The Roman Aqueduct of Segovia

Criteria Cultural: i, iii, iv

Reference 311

Inscription 1985 (9th Session)

Area 134.28 ha

Buffer zone 401.44 ha

In 1985 the old city of Segovia
Segovia
and its Aqueduct were declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. The old city contains a multitude of historic buildings both civil and religious, including a large number of buildings of Jewish origin, notably within the old Jewish Quarter. One of the most historically important Jewish sites is the Jewish cemetery, El Pinarillo. Among the most important monuments in the city are:

The Aqueduct of Segovia, located in Plaza
Plaza
del Azoguejo, is the defining historical feature of the city, dating from the late 1st or early 2nd century CE.[6] Like a number of other aqueducts in Spain, Segovia’s Roman-built aqueduct receives attention for being one of the “extraordinary engineering accomplishments” existing in the country, wrote Alejandro Lapunzina in Reference Guides to National Architecture: Architecture of Spain. It is still used to deliver drinking water. “The aqueduct of Segovia
Segovia
is – because of its long span, architectural beauty, uncharacteristic slenderness, and dramatic presence in the center of a dense urban fabric – the most impressive Roman structure in Spain, and one of the most famous among the numerous aqueducts built by the Romans throughout their vast Empire,” Lapunzina wrote.[7] It consists of about 25,000 granite blocks held together without any mortar, and spans 818 meters with more than 170 arches, the highest being 29 metres high. The Alcazar of Segovia, the royal palace built on a stone peninsula between the rivers Eresma and Clamores, is documented for the first time in 1122, although it may have existed earlier. It was one of the favored residences of the kings of Castile, built in the transition from Romanesque architecture
Romanesque architecture
to Gothic and Mudéjar. The building is structured around two courtyards and has two towers, and a keep. It was a favourite residence of Alfonso X the Wise and Henry IV, and Isabella the Catholic was crowned Queen of Castile in Segovia's Plaza Mayor. Devastated by a fire in 1862, it was later rebuilt. It now houses the General Militar de Segovia
Segovia
archive and museum of the Royal School of Artillery, managed by the Board of the Alcazar.

Segovia Cathedral
Segovia Cathedral
as seen from the Alcazar.

The Segovia
Segovia
Cathedral, the last Gothic cathedral built in Spain.[citation needed] It is considered a masterpiece of Basque-Castilian Gothic architecture
Gothic architecture
and is known as "The Lady of Cathedrals."[citation needed] Juan Gil de Hontañón, Rodrigo Gil de Hontañón, and other masters of Spanish architecture worked on the construction. It was consecrated in 1768 and is 105 meters long, 50 metres wide and 33 m high in the nave,[citation needed] has 18 chapels and has three doors: El Perdón, San Frutos and San Geroteo. The Walls of Segovia
Segovia
existed when Alfonso VI of León and Castile retook the city from the Arabs. Alfonso had them enlarged, and also increased its perimeter to 3 kilometres, with eight towers, five gates, and several doors. It was built mainly of granite blocks but also reused gravestones from the old Roman necropolis. The wall encircles the historic quarter and currently has three gates: San Cebrián; Santiago, built in the Mudéjar
Mudéjar
style; and San Andrés, gateway to the Jewish quarter; and the breaches of Consuelo, San Juan, the Sun, and the Moon.[clarification needed]

Religious architecture[edit]

Iglesia de San Esteban

Old main synagogue

View of the church of San Millán de Segovia
Segovia
from Cervantes street

Churches and chapels[edit] The city maintains an important collection of Romanesque churches of both stone and brick, which include the churches of San Esteban, San Millán, San Martín, la Santísima Trinidad, San Andrés, San Clemente, Santos Justo y Pastor, la Vera Cruz, and San Salvador. The old main synagogue is a former synagogue, converted into a convent after the expulsion of the Jews from Spain
Spain
in 1492. Monasteries and convents[edit] The city of Segovia
Segovia
preserved also several monasteries and convents with active religious life:

The Monastery of Saint Mary of Parral with the cloistered monks of the Order of Saint Jerome The Monastery of the Humble Incarnation with the cloistered nuns of the Order of Saint Augustine The Monastery of the Immaculate Conception with the cloistered Conceptionist nuns The Monastery of San Vicente el Real with the cloistered nuns of the Cistercian Order The Monastery of San Antonio el Real with the Poor Clare Sisters of the Order of Saint Claire The Convent of Saint John of the Cross
John of the Cross
with the Discalced Carmelite friars The Convent of Saint Joseph with the cloistered Discalced Carmelite nuns The Convent of Corpus Christi with the Poor Clare Sisters of the Order of Saint Claire The Convent of Santo Domingo el Real with the cloistered nuns of the Dominican Order The Convent of Saint John of God with the Franciscan Sisters of the Third Order of Saint Francis

Civil architecture[edit]

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The Ayala Berganza Castilian Palace dates from the late 15th century. Due to a multiple murder that happened in the late 19th century is known by Segovia
Segovia
as "the house of the crime." Casa del Sello on San Francisco street Casa-Museo del Torreón de Lozoya in the Plaza
Plaza
de San Martín Casa del Siglo XV (or of Juan Bravo) House of the Count Alpuente, the Casa de los Picos and others in the Calle Real La Taberna Rubi, the oldest tavern in the city The Casa de la Moneda, the oldest industrial building in Europe.[dubious – discuss]

View of Segovia
Segovia
from Mirador de la canaleja.

Urban sculpture[edit]

Loba Capitolina at the foot of the aqueduct.

Urban Sculpture in Segovia
Segovia
stars works depicting illustrious figures linked to the city, which wanted to pay tribute in this way, but we can also find several pictures of a religious nature. One of the most iconic sculptures of the Loba Capitolina sits in front of the aqueduct. A copy of the Capitoline wolf is preserved in the Capitoline Museum and was a gift that Rome gave to the city in 1974 during the events of the bimillennial anniversary of the aqueduct. Until a few decades ago, a monument dedicated to the artist Daniel Zuloaga which was installed in 1924, could be seen in the Plaza
Plaza
de la Merced, but it was relocated to the Plaza
Plaza
de Colmenares. Currently located in the center of the Plaza
Plaza
de la Merced, looking towards the church of San Andrés is a bust of the poet Rubén Darío, sculptor Santiago de Santiago, which was donated by the Nicaragua government to the city in 1973. Letters related to the bust are also found in the Promenade Lounge, the famous poet José Rodas was first installed in 1927 in the plaza of the gardens, and moved to its present site in 1960 by the segovian sculptor Aniceto Marinas. It could not miss this literary group a tribute to Antonio Machado, poet Segovia
Segovia
made his refuge from 1919 to 1932, the sculpture as it could be otherwise is located in the garden of his home museum, and was done by Emiliano Barral. Religious figures such as Domingo de Soto, Pius XII, Saint Anthony Mary Claret, Saint John of the Cross
John of the Cross
have their place within the city urban sculpture, the first work of Ortega and the rest of José María García Moro, sculptor prosperous Segovia
Segovia
who must also be a Monument to the Youth located in the Plaza
Plaza
del Conde de Cheste. Other teachers who also paid tribute to his work a few peasants have been both recognized in any street or town square, as is the case for Aniceto Marinas, who dedicated a monument in 1943 his friend and partner Mariano Benlliure. In the field of arms found the monument to Daoíz and Velarde, Aniceto Marinas work. By the same author is the List of people associated with the comunero Juan Bravo
Juan Bravo
sculpture, made in 1921 and located in the heart of the city in the Square of the Sirens, the name given to two statues that top the stairs and representing these mythological beings, made by Francisco Bellver in 1852. Other sculptures in the city are devoted to medical Andrés Laguna
Andrés Laguna
made by the segovian Florentino Trapero and marina located in Plaza
Plaza
de los Huertos, the bust of Lope de la Calle Martín, president of the Provincial council that made Emiliano Barral and can be seen in the square of San Facundo or the monument "El Favorito", by Toribio García de Andrés in the early 20th century. In addition to this series of monuments and sculptures are hidden in the corners of the city some other religious images that are worth mentioning. The most significant of these is the Virgin of the Aqueduct, located in the central niche of the monument has since the Plaza
Plaza
del Azoguejo and it was already in the 16th century, as remember Colmenares in his history of Segovia. The cast of virgins are also members of the Fuencisla in Velarde street, the los Remedios in front of San Juan Gate, the Socorro at the San Andrés Gate or del Carmen on the street of its own name, among others. Parks and gardens[edit]

Alcazar Gardens.

Plaza
Plaza
de la Artillería

The Alcazar Gardens was built in the plaza where the Old Cathedral and the Episcopal Palace existed before and was created on the occasion of the marriage of Philip II to Anne of Austria
Anne of Austria
in 1570, removing the ruins that still existed. This, however, was not fully realized until the visit of Ferdinand VI in the 18th century. Between 1816 and 1817 the first trees were planted, and enclosed with the fence that currently exists. They were destroyed by the fire suffered by the palace in 1862, and recovered again in 1882. The Garden of la Merced was the first public garden carried out by the city within the city walls and currently is one of the best and most beautiful city. Named after the former Mercy convent that was located in the same place and began performing in the middle 19th century with the planting of trees and installation of a source, later replaced by the current, more broad and stately; playground available. Paseo del Salón is one of the oldest gardens in the city, since it was created in 1786 by the Economic Society of Friends of the Country of Segovia, and two years later they began planting trees. In 1846 he set up various sources and replanted again in different species. Jardinillos of San Roque, situated along the so-called "Paseo Nuevo" were open to the public in 1872, but ten years before a public fountain was placed in them. In 1943 they were the place where stood a pavilion dedicated to the Feria de Muestras, the building still stands and is one of the characteristic features of the gardens. Missionaries, The Garden of los Cañuelos The Gardens of los Huertos are named for the orchards occupy a premonstratensian friary. After the removal of the convent in 1836 with the first disentailment laws, the city claimed ownership of the land, a fact that occurred in 1897. In 1901 he began planting trees and structuring of the gardens, which has gradually been restored today. Alameda del Eresma Alameda de la Fuencisla Fromkes Garden Garden of la Plaza
Plaza
del Conde Alpuente Garden of la Plaza
Plaza
de Colmenares Garden of St. Augustine Parque de la Albuera Parque de la Dehesa Pinarillo de la Cuesta de los Hoyos Clamores Valley

Economy[edit] The economy of Segovia
Segovia
revolves around metallurgy, agriculture, furniture, construction and, particularly, tourism. The town itself plays host to thousands of day-visitors from Madrid
Madrid
each year due to its popular attractions. Education[edit] The city of Segovia
Segovia
is home to a large number of primary schools and secondary schools, the oldest of which (IES Mariano Quintanilla, founded in 1845) having been officially declared "of cultural interest." A high proportion of the student population attends state primary and secondary schools, while private schooling in Segovia
Segovia
is mostly religious in nature. Regarding higher education, Segovia's premier institution is IE University, a business-oriented undergraduate university, building upon Instituto Empresa's successful MBA program at Madrid-based IE Business School. Also present is the Segovia
Segovia
campus of the University of Valladolid, offering entrance into careers in computer engineering, law, journalism, advertising and teaching. Culture[edit] Museums[edit]

Gastronomic Museum of Segovia Museum of Segovia. Museum of Contemporary Art 'Esteban Vicente' Museum of the Bishop's Palace Museum del Pasado Museum of the Cathedral Museum Zuloaga House-Museum of Antonio Machado Museum of the Rodera-Robles Foundation Museum of Witch Craft Museum of Arms Museum of the Walls of Segovia Jewish Center

MUCES[edit] MUCES is the Spanish acronym to The City of Segovia
Segovia
Festival of European Cinema, an annual film festival which takes place in the city since 2006, usually in November. It gives the wider public a chance to get to know quality European cinema and, above all, it offers the general public an opportunity to see European films which have not yet been commercially screened in Spain, but have been very successful with critics and audiences in their own countries. "My Cat Lives in Segovia" is one of the films presented to the audience.[8] Festivities[edit]

Facade of the Cathedral night view.

Monastery of Saint Mary of Parral.

San Lorenzo (around August 10). It is the feast of one of the most popular neighborhoods in the city. Fairs and Festivals of San Juan and San Pedro (late June). These feasts are the most famous feasts of the city and have been held since the 15th century. San Frutos (October 25): Patron saint of Segovia. At Mid-morning the Carol of San Frutos is sung in the Cathedral, after which there are often various activities in the Plaza
Plaza
Mayor, as a proclamation, a concert by the Band of the Segovian Musical Union, mycology exhibition, etc. In recent years, following the established tradition of drawn traditions of the sleeve, Segovia's pastry chefs have invented a dessert of the saint. On the last night to San Frutos the segovian congregate at the image of the saint who is at the door of the Cathedral to see him turning the page of the book that she holds. Virgin of the Fuencisla (September 25): Patronenss of Segovia. The biggest celebration day takes place during the last Sunday of the month. Two Thursdays before the Virgin up from his sanctuary in the Alameda of the Fuencisla to the Cathedral to start the novena (his arrival at the Plaza
Plaza
Mayor is one of the most specific one can be found in Segovia, is typical to make it when the clock of the Town Hall rings). During the nine days following celebrates the novena in the Cathedral, which is sung the Hymn of the Fuencisla, and the last Sunday in the Virgin returned to her shrine. Since the Virgin is Captain General of Artillery (which is indicated for the baton and the sash that has his feet) from the September 24, 1916, en route from the Cathedral Shrine and is accompanied by cadets Artillery Academy and the Band (which has to be brought from the Academy of Toledo since disappeared local). In its trip between the Sanctuary to the Cathedral is accompanied by the Cadets to Plaza
Plaza
del Azoguejo, where they sing a Salve. Until a few years had exhibitions in Castilian Jotas in the Alameda de la Fuencisla in the arrival of the Virgin; but recently Castilian Jotas are danced in the Azoguejo own.

Holy Week[edit]

Paso
Paso
in the Holy Week in Segovia.

Segovia
Segovia
has 10 fraternities, which are:

Oración en el Huerto (neighbourhood of San Lorenzo) Resurrección del Señor (neighbourhood of Nueva Segovia) Cristo con la cruz a Cuestas (ADEMAR association) Santo Cristo de la Cruz (neighbourhood of Cristo del Mercado) Santo Cristo de San Marcos (neighbourhood of San Marcos) Soledad al pie de la Cruz (neighbourhood of San Millán) Nuestra Señora de la Piedad (neighbourhood of San José) Real Cofradía de la Santa Esclavitud (neighbourhood of El Salvador) Feligresía de San Andrés (neighbourhood of San Andrés) Soledad Dolorosa (neighbourhood of Santa Eulalia)

Notable people[edit]

Víctor Barrio (perished in bullfight) Juan Bravo Pedro Delgado Andrés Laguna Arsenio Martínez-Campos (1831–1900), military officer Manuel Pérez Brunicardi Cayetano Redondo Aceña Don Abraham Senior Coronel[9]

Twin towns – sister cities[edit] Segovia
Segovia
is twinned with:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom, since 1985. Tours, France, since 1972 Gangdong-gu, Seoul, South Korea Marysville, Ohio, United States
United States
Of America

Antipode[edit] Segovia
Segovia
is the Antipode of Masterton, New Zealand. References[edit]

^ "Segovia". Collins Dictionary. n.d. Retrieved 26 September 2014.  ^ Meteorología, Agencia Estatal de. "Valores climatológicos normales: Segovia
Segovia
- Agencia Estatal de Meteorología - AEMET. Gobierno de España". www.aemet.es (in Spanisch). Retrieved 26 December 2014. CS1 maint: Unrecognized language (link) ^ Meteorología, Agencia Estatal de. "Extreme values: Segovia
Segovia
- Valores extremos absolutos - Selector - Agencia Estatal de Meteorología". www.aemet.es (in Spanisch). Retrieved 26 December 2014. CS1 maint: Unrecognized language (link) ^ "DECRETO nº. 107/1983, de 3 de Noviembre, por el que se aprueba la constitución en entidad local menor del núcleo de población de Revenga, perteneciente al municipio de Segovia" (PDF) (in Spanish). Boletín Oficial del Estado. Retrieved February 9, 2013.  ^ From the Gracchi to Nero, H. H. Scullard, p 91 however Philip Spann disagreed - Quintus Sertorius
Quintus Sertorius
and the Legacy of Sulla, p110 ^ "Arquitectura romana: Acueducto de Segovia". Historia de la Arquitectura en España. Retrieved 22 January 2009.  ^ Lapunzina, A. (2005). Reference guides to national architecture: Architecture of Spain. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press. ^ "MUCES. The City of Segovia
Segovia
Festival of European Cinema". Retrieved January 16, 2011.  ^ "SENIOR, ABRAHAM - JewishEncyclopedia.com". jewishencyclopedia.com. 

External links[edit]

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Segovia
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Segovia
city guide at HitchHikers Handbook

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World Heritage Sites
World Heritage Sites
in Spain

For official site names, see each article or the List of World Heritage Sites in Spain.

North West

Caves of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain1 Monuments of Oviedo
Oviedo
and the Kingdom of the Asturias Roman walls of Lugo Route of Santiago de Compostela1 Santiago de Compostela Tower of Hercules

North East

Ancient
Ancient
and Primeval Beech Forests5 Caves of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain1 Mudéjar
Mudéjar
Architecture of Aragon Pirineos - Monte Perdido2 Rock art of the Iberian Mediterranean Basin1 Route of Santiago de Compostela1 San Millán Yuso and Suso Monasteries Vizcaya Bridge

Community of Madrid

Ancient
Ancient
and Primeval Beech Forests5 Aranjuez
Aranjuez
Cultural Landscape El Escorial University and Historic Precinct of Alcalá de Henares

Centre

Ancient
Ancient
and Primeval Beech Forests5 Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida Archaeological Site of Atapuerca Ávila with its Extra-mural Churches Burgos
Burgos
Cathedral Cáceres Cuenca Heritage of Mercury. Almadén and Idrija3 Las Médulas Monastery of Santa María of Guadalupe Rock art of the Iberian Mediterranean Basin1 Route of Santiago de Compostela1 Salamanca Segovia
Segovia
and its Aqueduct Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde4 Toledo

East

Archaeological Ensemble of Tarraco, Tarragona Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boí Ibiza
Ibiza
( Biodiversity
Biodiversity
and Culture) Palau de la Música Catalana
Palau de la Música Catalana
and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona Palmeral of Elche Poblet Monastery Rock art of the Iberian Mediterranean Basin1 Serra de Tramuntana Silk Exchange in Valencia Works of Antoni Gaudí

South

Alhambra, Generalife
Generalife
and Albayzín, Granada Cathedral, Alcázar and General Archive of the Indies, Seville Dolmens Site of Antequera Doñana Historic Centre of Córdoba Renaissance
Renaissance
Monuments of Úbeda
Úbeda
and Baeza Rock art of the Iberian Mediterranean Basin1

Canary Islands

Garajonay San Cristóbal de La Laguna Teide National Park

1 Shared with other region/s 2 Shared with France 3 Shared with Slovenia 4 Shared with Portugal 5 Shared with other regions in Spain
Spain
and other countries in Europe

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Municipalities in the province of Segovia

Abades Adrada de Pirón Adrados Aguilafuente Alconada de Maderuelo Aldea Real Aldealcorvo Aldealengua de Pedraza Aldealengua de Santa María Aldeanueva de la Serrezuela Aldeanueva del Codonal Aldeasoña Aldehorno Aldehuela del Codonal Aldeonte Anaya Arahuetes Arcones Arevalillo de Cega Armuña Ayllón Añe Barbolla Basardilla Bercial Bercimuel Bernardos Bernuy de Porreros Boceguillas Brieva Caballar Cabañas de Polendos Cabezuela Calabazas de Fuentidueña Campo de San Pedro Cantalejo Cantimpalos Carbonero el Mayor Carrascal del Río Casla Castillejo de Mesleón Castro de Fuentidueña Castrojimeno Castroserna de Abajo Castroserracín Cedillo de la Torre Cerezo de Abajo Cerezo de Arriba Chañe Cilleruelo de San Mamés Cobos de Fuentidueña Coca Codorniz Collado Hermoso Condado de Castilnovo Corral de Ayllón Cozuelos de Fuentidueña Cubillo Cuevas de Provanco Cuéllar Domingo García Donhierro Duruelo El Espinar Encinas Encinillas Escalona del Prado Escarabajosa de Cabezas Escobar de Polendos Espirdo Fresneda de Cuéllar Fresno de Cantespino Fresno de la Fuente Frumales Fuente de Santa Cruz Fuente el Olmo de Fuentidueña Fuente el Olmo de Íscar Fuentepelayo Fuentepiñel Fuenterrebollo Fuentesaúco de Fuentidueña Fuentesoto Fuentidueña Gallegos Garcillán Gomezserracín Grajera Honrubia de la Cuesta Hontalbilla Hontanares de Eresma Ituero y Lama Juarros de Riomoros Juarros de Voltoya La Lastrilla La Losa La Matilla Labajos Laguna de Contreras Languilla Lastras de Cuéllar Lastras del Pozo Los Huertos Maderuelo Marazoleja Marazuela Martín Miguel Martín Muñoz de la Dehesa Martín Muñoz de las Posadas Marugán Mata de Cuéllar Matabuena Melque de Cercos Membibre de la Hoz Migueláñez Montejo de Arévalo Montejo de la Vega de la Serrezuela Monterrubio Moral de Hornuez Mozoncillo Muñopedro Muñoveros Nava de la Asunción Navafría Navalilla Navalmanzano Navares de Ayuso Navares de Enmedio Navares de las Cuevas Navas de Oro Navas de Riofrío Navas de San Antonio Nieva Olombrada Orejana Ortigosa de Pestaño Ortigosa del Monte Otero de Herreros Pajarejos Palazuelos de Eresma Pedraza Pelayos del Arroyo Perosillo Pinarejos Pinarnegrillo Pradales Prádena Puebla de Pedraza Rapariegos Rebollo Remondo Riaguas de San Bartolomé Riaza Ribota Riofrío de Riaza Roda de Eresma Sacramenia Samboal San Cristóbal de Cuéllar San Cristóbal de Segovia San Cristóbal de la Vega San Ildefonso San Martín y Mudrián San Miguel de Bernuy San Pedro de Gaíllos Sanchonuño Sangarcía Santa Marta del Cerro Santa María la Real de Nieva Santiuste de Pedraza Santiuste de San Juan Bautista Santo Domingo de Pirón Santo Tomé del Puerto Sauquillo de Cabezas Sebúlcor Segovia Sepúlveda Sequera de Fresno Sotillo Sotosalbos Tabanera la Luenga Tolocirio Torre Val de San Pedro Torreadrada Torrecaballeros Torrecilla del Pinar Torreiglesias Trescasas Turégano Urueñas Valdeprados Valdevacas de Montejo Valdevacas y Guijar Valle de Tabladillo Vallelado Valleruela de Pedraza Valleruela de Sepúlveda Valseca Valtiendas Valverde del Majano Veganzones Vegas de Matute Ventosilla y Tejadilla Villacastín Villaverde de Montejo Villaverde de Íscar Villeguillo Yanguas de Eresma Zarzuela del Monte Zarzuela del Pinar

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Capitals of provinces of Spain

A Coruña Albacete Alicante Almería Ávila Badajoz Barcelona Bilbao Burgos Cáceres Cádiz Castellón de la Plana Ciudad Real Córdoba Cuenca Donostia-San Sebastián Girona Granada Guadalajara Huelva Huesca Jaén Logroño Las Palmas León Lleida Lugo Madrid Málaga Murcia Ourense Oviedo Palencia Palma Pamplona Pontevedra Salamanca Santander Santa Cruz Segovia Seville Soria Tarragona Teruel Toledo Valencia Valladolid Vitoria-Gaste

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