Crown of Aragon

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Crown of Aragon
Corona d'Aragón (Aragonese)
Corona d'Aragó (Catalan)
Corona Aragonum (Latin)
Corona de Aragón (Spanish)

 

1162–1716
Standard Escutcheon
The Crown of Aragon in 1443
Capital Itinerant
Language(s) Aragonese, Catalan, Spanish, and Latin
Minority languages:
Greek, Italian, Maltese, Occitan, Sardinian and Sicilian
Religion Majority religion:
Roman Catholicism
Minority religions:
Islam, Judaism
Government Monarchy
Historical era Early modern period
 - Union of the Kingdom of Aragon and the County of Barcelona 1162
 - Conquest of the Kingdom of Majorca 1229
 - Conquest of the Kingdom of Valencia 1238–1245
 - Conquest of the Kingdom of Sardinia 1324-1420
 - Conquest of the Kingdom of Naples 1504
 - Nueva Planta decrees [1] 1716
Area
 - 1443 250,000 km2 (96,526 sq mi)
Population
 - 1443 est. 300,000 
     Density 1.2 /km2  (3.1 /sq mi)
Today part of  Andorra
 France
 Italy
 Greece
 Malta
 Spain
 Turkey

The Crown of Aragon was a joining of multiple titles and states in the hands of the King of Aragon. In the 14th and 15th the land of Aragon covered most of present day France and Spain. The political center was at Zaragoza.

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