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Lugroño (Spanish pronunciation: [lo???o?o]) is a town in the north of Spain, on the river Ebro.... This is the main town of the La Rioja region. In 2008, the town had 153,736 residents, while the conurbation had almost 197,000 people. It is a center of Rioja wines trading, for which the area is known, and manufactures timber, metals and textiles.
Situated in the Rioja area, on the banks of the Ebro at 384 meters above sealevel. Camino de Santiago leads through the town. Geographic co-ordinates of the town are:: N, 2 2927 W. The town is 152 km (94 miles) from Bilbao, 172 km (107 miles) from Zaragoza, 336 km (209 miles) from Madrid and 468 km (291 miles) from Barcelona.
The Logroño was an ancient village, first by the Romans, under the name of Vareia, a trading harbour, and then by the Celts[doubtful - discuss]. As of the tenth c., the ownership of Logroño became controversial between the royal families of Navarre and Castile; the territory was eventually incorporated into Castile.
Its name is a mixture of le and Groin, which were joined together over the years as Logroño. In 1095, Alfonso VI of Castile gave Logroño a right hand chart that was used as a template for other towns in Spain. Logroño was the headquarters of the Spanish Inquisition's witch trial in the years 1609 and 1610.
Some of the best known personalities from Logroño are Manuel Bretón de los Herreros, Fausto Elhúyar, Práxedes Mateo Sagasta, Rafael Azcona, Ramón Castroviejo, Pedro J. Ramírez, Navarrete "El Mudo". Santa María de la Redonda Con-catedral. The city of Logroño is the commercial and finance capitol of La Rioja. Dunfermline, Darmstadt, Libourne, Dax, Rancagua, Ciudad de La Rioja, Brescia, Hagunia are connected to it.
With the new international hub Logroño-Agoncillo, the Barcelona and Madrid airports are connected. More than 50 taperias (tapas restaurants) are situated in a four-block area near the centre of the area. Often the traditionnal restaurants just serves one tapa[like for example puta (mushroom), serves as pintcho - in Basque it means one helping, or mediumración ( "half serving"), a small dish of tapas], but the Rioja D.O....
Facade of the Parliament of La Rioja in Logroño. La Parlamento de La Rioja, an old plant of the Tobacalera, the local tabacco group. The Fuente (fountain) de la Gran Vía, in which regal statues connected to Logroño or La Rioja are depicted in bronce. Church of Santa María de Palacio.
Situated in the heart of the finance centre of the Spanish capitol and in the centre by the General Espartero sculpture. Logroño's contemporary Town Hall, conceived by Rafael Moneo, is situated on a large square where there have been a number of performances, festivities, exhibitions, shows, recitals and, in recent years, a life-size Christmas crib restoration.
Situated near the coach terminal, this is one of the most attractive parks in the town, with its rich wildlife, which includes some wildlife, as well as a number of wildlife, such as geese, wild animals, geese, ducks as well as wildlife. Close to Calle Portales, one of the most popular alleys of the town, situated at the base of the round cathedral. Here the Logroño night festivities take place, near the Calle Mayor (Marqués de San Nicolas street).
Situated near the Ebro river, an expansive garden full of greenery, perfect for relaxation. The Calle Portales is the old town's major road, where locals like to take walks and relax on the terrace to enjoy food and drinks. The Calle Marqués de San Nicolás (also known as Calle Mayor) is the principal area where humans stay for weekends.
South west of Logroño, at 42°26'34 "N 2°30'43 "W, there is a medium wave radio with a transmit output of 20 kW. In Logroño there may be a long wave radio with 300 metre high pylons with 300 metre high pylons, which transmits RNE Todo Noticias on 207 kHz. Carlota Castrejana, the young woman who jumps three, comes from the town.
Brighton & Hove Albion midfielder David Lopez Moreno is from Logroño. Logroño's protector is Santa María de la Esperanza. St Bernabé (Saint Barnabas), commemorated on 11 June, to commemorate the Logroño triumph and opposition to Francis I's invading France, who laid siege to the town in May and June 1521.
Usually the fish brotherhood serves roasted brown trout together with freshly baked fish, as well as the only food available during the besiege in the town of Lugroño, which is said to be freshly baked fish meat. From 2006, the festivities begin on the Saturday before 21 September (Saint Matthew's Day) and last one whole week. Lugroño is a partner of:
The Logroño's with me: Logroño's new train depot serves the town. The fourth installment of the HBO True Blood TV programme features the hag Antonia from Logroño. It calls itself Antonia Gavilan de Logroño. Romance remains in Varea, near Logroño. Sci-fi "House" wikivoyage has a guidebook for Logroño.