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Burgos is a Spanish city in Kastilien León (Castilla y León) and capital of the province of the same name. It is appropriate for 856 mover the sea level at the Jakob way after Santiago de Compostela and has today about 170,000 inhabitants.
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Burgos expressed a continental, dry climate. The winters are hot cold and the summers.
Burgos became in 9. Century as important attachment in the fight against the Mauren based and rose in the 11. Century to the coronation/culmination city of the kings of Kastilien up, which underlines its special meaning. From its neighbourhood also the well-known Spanish hero of the 11 originated. Century,Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, called El Cid, which lies with his Mrs. Jimena in the cathedral buried, which was raised from the UNESCO to the world cultural heritage. Except this magnificent gothical church building from that 13. to 16. Century and an old town-gate worth seeing are above allthe monastery read Huelgas to emphasize, king the Alfons VIII. from Kastilien in the year 1187 based. Beside numerous king graves there also still conquered banner from the battle is with read Navas de Tolosa in the year 1212, one of the crucial battles that from the Mauren Reconquista.
Burgos is admits for its blood sausage, which Morcilla de Burgos, who is made of blood, fat and rice.
coordinates: 42° 21 ' 00 " N, 3° 41 ' 24 " W