Navarre

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Navarre
Chartered Community
  • Chartered Community of Navarre
  • Spanish: Comunidad Foral de Navarra
  • Basque: Nafarroako Foru Komunitatea
Flag of Navarra
Flag
Coat-of-arms of Navarra
Coat of arms
Location of Navarra (in red) within Spain
Location of Navarra (in red) within Spain
Coordinates: 42°49′N 1°39′W / 42.817°N 1.650°W / 42.817; -1.650Coordinates: 42°49′N 1°39′W / 42.817°N 1.650°W / 42.817; -1.650
CountrySpain
CapitalPamplona
Government
 • PresidentYolanda Barcina (UPN)
Area(2.2% of Spain; Ranked 11th)
 • Total10,391 km2 (4,012 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total647,866
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
 • Pop. rank15th
 • Percent1.3% of Spain
Demonym
 • EnglishNavarrese
 • SpanishNavarro/a
ISO 3166-2NA
Official languagesSpanish (Basque is official in the Basque-speaking areas)
Statute of AutonomyAugust 16, 1982
ParliamentCortes Generales
Congress seats5 (of 350)
Senate seats5 (of 264)
WebsiteGobierno de Navarra

Navarre is an autonomous community in northern Spain. The capital of Navarre is Pamplona.

History[change | change source]

When the Roman Empire existed, most of the people who lived in Navarre were the Vascones.