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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
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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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