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Pamplona city Spain

Pamplona, Spain is located in Navarre and is the capital of Navarre. In early days Navarre was popular as the Kingdom of Pamplona. Initially, Pamplona was the capital of the Basque country.
Pamplona, Spain is situated on the right bank of Arga river, Arga is a tributary of the famous river Ebro. Pamplona was aptly named after Roman General Pompey. Pompey is considered as the founder member of Pamplona, and since then the name stands as Pamplona after facing much of distortion of the original name, which was Pompaelo.

Pamplona, Spain is a great tourist attraction for its famous bull running and bull fighting game known as Encierro. This festival is officially known as San Fermin Festival. Pamplona and this festival came to the forefront with Ernest Hemingway's novel "The Sun Also Rises". The city stands as a reminiscent to its historical times with old buildings and cobbled streets.

Pamplona, Spain is located at a height of 446 meters above the sea level. The climate of Pamplona has a varied climatic conditions. The climate differs from north to south. In the southern regions of Pamplona, the climate is warm and dry. As one move towards north the city is more cooler but the dry aspect remains the same.

Population of Pamplona is about 195,769 persons. Pamplona has experienced a continuous growth in its demographic chart with the continuous influx of people from South America.

Pamplona is also noted for its two famous universities, Universidad de Navarra and Universidad Publica de Navarra, which is run by the government of Navarra.

Pamplona with all its characteristics is a remarkable city of Spain.

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Last Updated Date: June 1st, 2018

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