Zamora, Spain

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Zamora
Duero river ower the ceety o Zamora.
Duero river ower the ceety o Zamora.
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Coat o airms o Zamora
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Zamora is locatit in Spain
Zamora
Zamora
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 41°29′56″N 5°45′20″W / 41.49889°N 5.75556°W / 41.49889; -5.75556Coordinates: 41°29′56″N 5°45′20″W / 41.49889°N 5.75556°W / 41.49889; -5.75556
Kintra Spain
Autonomous commonty Castile an León
ProvinceZamora
ComarcaTierra del Pan
Judicial destrictZamora
Govrenment
 • MayorFrancisco Guarido (IU)
Area
 • Total149.28 km2 (57.64 sq mi)
Elevation
652 m (2,139 ft)
Population
 (2009)
 • Tot66,293
 • Density440/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Zamoranos
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
49001-49028
Dialin code980
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Zamora (Spaingie pronunciation: [θaˈmoɾa]) is a ceety in Castile an León, Spain, the caipital o the province o Zamora. It lies on a rocky hill in the northwast, near the frontier wi Portugal an crossed bi the Duero river, which is some 50 kilometres (31 mi) dounstream as it reaches the Portuguese border. Wi its 24 chairactereestic Romanesque style kirks o the 12t an 13t centuries it haes been cried a "museum o Romanesque airt". Zamora is the ceety wi the maist Romanesque kirks in aw o Europe. The maist important celebration in Zamora is the Haly Week.