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Albarracin, Aragon, Spain

Albarracin, Aragon, Spain

Albarracin, Aragon, Spain

Albarracin is a town located in Spain. It is in the region of Teruel and division of the independent area of Aragon. According to the 2007 census (INE), the municipality had a inhabitants of 1075 residents. Albarracín is the capital of the hilly area Sierra de Albarracin Comarca.
Albarracín is a pleasing town enclosed by stony hills and the town was stated as a Monumento Nacional in 1961.
The place is named for the Moorish Al Banū Razín ancestors that once had been leading in the region during the time of Muslim authority in the Iberian Peninsula.
Albarracin was a sovereign lordship recognized as the Sinyoría d’Albarrazín which was founded after the separation of the Taifa of Albarracín under the rule of Pedro Ruíz de Azagra from 1167 to 1300. It was ultimately defeated by Peter III of Aragon in 1284, and the ruling folks, the House of Azagra were removed. The final person to truly hold the name of Señor de Albarracín was Juan Núñez I de Lara, while his son, Juan Núñez II de Lara maintained on as the opponent to the title until 1300 when the town and its territories were formally integrated into the Kingdom of Aragon.