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A city of northern Spain on a high plateau south-southwest of Bilbao. Founded c. 884, it was the capital of the kingdom of Castile in the 11th century and of Francisco Franco's regime during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939).


(Placename) a city in N Spain, in Old Castile: cathedral. Pop: 169 317 (2003 est)


(ˈbur gɔs)

a city in N Spain. 163,910.
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The next day, March 30, northbound passengers may join the route and make stopovers for at least an hour in each destination - including the Bacarra Church and museum, Pasuquin mangrove for a boat ride, Burgos lighthouse, Kapurpurawan Rocks Formation in Burgos, Burgos Plaza, windmills of Bangui and the public beach of Saud and then back to Laoag.
ALONSO ABAD, Maria Pilar, La actividad artistica en el Monasterio de Santa Maria la Real de las Huelgas de Burgos, Burgos, Tesis Doctoral de la Universidad, 2003, p.
GOMEZ BARCENA, Maria Jesus, Escultura gotica funeraria en Burgos, Burgos, Exma.