León, Spain

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León
León's gothic Cathedral, an aw cried The Hoose o Licht or the Pulchra Leonina
León's gothic Cathedral, an aw cried The Hoose o Licht or the Pulchra Leonina
Flag of the city of León
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Coat o airms o León
Coat o airms
Motto(s): Cuna del Parlamentarismo ("The cradle o Pairlamentarism")[1]
Anthem: Himno a León
León is locatit in Castile and León
León
León
Location o León
León is locatit in Spain
León
León
León (Spain)
Coordinates: 42°36′20″N 5°34′12″W / 42.60556°N 5.57000°W / 42.60556; -5.57000
Kintra Spain Spain
Autonomous commonty Castile an León
Province León
Foondit 1st century BC
Foondit bi Legio VI Victrix
Govrenment
 • Teep Mayor-cooncil
 • Bouk Ayuntamiento de León
 • Mayor Antonio (PP)
Aurie
 • Laund 39.03 km2 (15.07 sq mi)
Elevation 837 m (2,746 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Ceety 127,817
 • Metro 202,793
Demonym(s) Leonés or Legionense(Spanish)
Llïonés (Lionese)
Leonese (Inglis)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 24001 - 24010
Telephone prefix 987

León (/l[unsupported input]n, -[unsupported input]n/; Spaingie: León [leon]; Leonese: [Llión] error: {{lang}}: unrecognised leid tag: ast-leo (help) [ioŋ]) is the caipital o the province o León, locatit in the northwast o Spain. Its ceety population o 127,817 (2015) maks it the lairgest municipality in the province, accoontin for mair than ane quairter[2] o the province's population. Includin the metropolitan aurie, the population is estimatit at 202,793 (2015).

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Coordinates: 42°36′20″N 5°34′12″W / 42.60556°N 5.57000°W / 42.60556; -5.57000