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Crown of Aragon

Corona d'Aragón (Aragonese)
Corona d'Aragó (Catalan)
Corona Aragonum (Latin)
Corona de Aragón (Spanish)
1162–1716
Flag of Aragon
Standard
Escutcheon of Aragon
Escutcheon
The Crown of Aragon in 1443
The Crown of Aragon in 1443
Capital Itinerant
Common languages Aragonese, Catalan, Spanish, and Latin
Minority languages:
Greek, Italian, Maltese, Occitan, Sardinian and Sicilian
Religion
Majority religion:
Roman Catholicism
Minority religions:
Islam, Judaism
Government Monarchy
Historical era Early modern period
• Union of the Kingdom of Aragon and the County of Barcelona
1162
• Conquest of the Kingdom of Majorca
1229
• Conquest of the Kingdom of Valencia
1238–1245
• Conquest of the Kingdom of Sardinia
1324-1420
• Conquest of the Kingdom of Naples
1504
• Nueva Planta decrees
1716
Area
1443 250,000 km2 (97,000 sq mi)
Population
• 1443
300000
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Kingdom of Aragon
County of Barcelona
Enlightenment in Spain
Today part of  Andorra
 France
 Italy
 Greece
 Malta
 Spain
 Turkey

The Crown of Aragon was a joining of multiple titles and states in the hands of the King of Aragon. In the 14th and 15th the land of Aragon covered most of present-day France and Spain. The political center was at Zaragoza.

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