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Its area is 15,636 km². Its population is 212,901 (2004), and its population density is 13.61/km². It contains 202 municipalities.
Its capital is the city of Huesca, where about one-fifth of the population resides. Some notable towns in Huesca province are Ayerbe, Sabiñánigo , Jaca, Benasque, Graus , Benabarre, Barbastro , Tamarite de Litera, Monzon , and Fraga. See the list of municipalities in Huesca.
It has the last remaining Aragonese-speaking areas in some valleys of the Pyrenees (Aragon (river)Aragon river valley, Sobrarbe , western Ribagorza). There are also several Catalan speaking areas on its eastern part (eastern Ribagorza, Litera , eastern Bajo Cinca ).
See also List of Aragonese comarcas.
The province contains the Parque Nacional Ordesa y Monte Perdido .
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