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Palencia

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Palencia is a city south of Tierra de Campos, in north-northwest Spain, the capital of the province of Palencia in the autonomous community of Castile and León. The municipality had a population of 81,522 in 2011.

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Google previewMichelin Green Guide Spain (2016)

by Michelin

Palencia. Palencia is a tranquil provincial capital situated in the fertile Tierra de Campos region. It was here that Alfonso VIII created the first Spanish university in 1208. Irrigation of the region has opened up an important horticultural industry.

Google previewLetters of Colonel Sir Augustus Simon Frazer, K.C.B. commanding the Royal horse artillery in the army under Wellington (1859)

Written during the peninsular and Waterloo campaigns by Sir Augustus Simon Frazer

Palencia is a fine old town. Within three quarters of a mile of the place, and near a canal with two locks, there is a large paper manufactory. It is unfinished, to be sure, yet the very appearance of intended industry reminded us forcibly of home.

Google previewThe American Sharpe (2016)

The Adventures of an American Officer of the 95th Rifles in the Peninsular and Waterloo Campaigns by Gareth Glover

Palencia is a city & capital of a province of that name in the ...

Google previewICT for Transport (2015)

Opportunities and Threats by Nikolas Thomopoulos, Moshe Givoni, the late Piet Rietveld

Daniel Palencia is a civil engineer currently spending ...

Google previewThe Royal Military Chronicle (1811)

Or, the British Officer's Monthly Register, Chronicle, and Military Mentor

Palencia is a very ancient town and bishopric in the diocese of Burgos. It is situated in a very pleasant territory, being watered by the river Carion, on whose banks it stands, and the waters of which, after uniting with the Alarzon and Pisuerga, ...

Google previewThe Royal Military Chronicle VOL.IV May,1812 (1812)

by The Duke of York

Palencia is a very ancient town and bishopric in the diocese of Durgos. It is situated in a very pleasant territory, being watered by the river CarioD, <m whose banks it stands, aud the waters of which, after uniting with the Alarzon and Pisuerga, ...

Google previewTwelve Years' Military Adventure in Three Quarters of the Globe (1829)

Or, Memoirs of an Officer who Served in the Armies of His Majesty and of the East India Company, Between the Years 1802 and 1814, in which are Contained the Campaigns of the Duke of Wellington in India, and His Last in Spain and the South of France by John Blakiston

Palencia is a fine old town, but of a sombre appearance, and remarkable only for having all its streets lined with piazzas, chiefly supported on wooden pillars, like those of Chester. The Cathedral is a fine building, but of extraordinary ...

Google previewThe general history of inland navigation (1803)

containing a complete account of all the canals of the United Kingdom, with their variations and extensions, according to the amendments of acts of Parliament to June 1803; and a brief history of the canals of foreign countries by John Phillips

Above Palencia is a branch going westward through Beceril- de-Campos, Rio- Seco, and Benevento, to Zemora, making this canal of Castile in its whole extent 140 leagues. They have already completed twenty leagues of it from Reynosa to ...

Google previewA Journey Through Spain in the Years 1786 and 1787 (1791)

Above Palencia is a branch going westward, through Beceril de Campos, Rio Seco, and Benevente, to Zamora, making this canal of Castille, in its whole extent , one hundred and forty leagues. They have already completed twenty leagues of it ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

Above Palencia is a branch going westward, through Beceril de Campos, Rio Seco, and Benevente, to Zamora, making this canal of Castille, in its whole extent , 140 leagues. - The Holstein Canal, which joins the Baltic to the German Ocean, ...

Google previewThe Catholic Encyclopedia (1911)

An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Charles Herbermann

The Arabian authors only once cite Palencia in the division of the rovinces previous to the Ommiad dynasty.

Google previewDictionary of Contemporary Spain (2012)

by Sandra Truscott, Maria Garcia

Palencia province is important for its food industries, especially sugar and chocolate, and is the largest biscuit production centre in Spain. The cities of Burgós and León have magnificent mediaeval cathedrals with spectacular stained glass ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Renaissance Art (2016)

by Lilian H. Zirpolo

Palencia: Disputación de Palencia, 2011. Metropolitan Musem of Art. Velázquez Rediscovered. New York: Metropolitan ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1888)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

PALENCIA, an inland province of Spain, one of the eight into which Old Castile is divided, is bounded on the N. by Santander, on the E. by Burgos, on the S. by Valladolid, on the W. by Valladolid and Leon, and has an area of 3127 square ...

Google previewThe General Gazetteer; Or, Compendious Geographical Dictionary (1809)

by Richard Brookes

Palencia, a province of Spain, formerly a kingdom; bounded on the N by Arragon, N E by Catalonia, E by the Mediterranean, ...

Google previewA Geographical Dictionary Or Universal Gazetteer, Ancient and Modern (1823)

by Joseph Emerson Worcester

Palencia. Villafafila, t. Spain, in Leon; 18 N. Toro. Villafeliche, t. Spain, Aragon; 3 N. Daroca. Villafredda, t. Naples, in Lavora; 9 NNW. Sezza. Villafria, t. Spain, in Guipuscoa; 12 ESE. Trevigno. Village Bay, bay on W. coast of Africa, Lat. 14. 25.

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