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Crown of Aragon

Corona d'Aragón  (Aragonese)
Corona d'Aragó  (Catalan)
Corona Aragonum  (Latin)
Corona de Aragón  (Spanish)
Aragoiko koroa  (Basque)
1162–1716
Flag of -
Standard
Coat of arms of -
Coat of arms
Territories subject to the Crown of Aragon in 1441
Territories subject to the Crown of Aragon in 1441
Status Composite monarchy, confederation of kingdoms, or individual polities ruled by one king
Capital see Capital below
Common languages Official languages:
Aragonese, Catalan, Latin
Minority languages:
Occitan, Sardinian, Corsican, Neapolitan, Sicilian, Castilian, Basque, Greek, Maltese, Andalusian Arabic, Mozarabic
Religion
Majority religion:
Roman Catholic
Minority religions:
Sunni Islam, Sephardic Judaism, Greek Orthodoxy
Government Feudal monarchy subject to pacts
Monarch  
• 1162–1164
Petronilla (first)
• 1479-1504
1479–1516
Isabella I and Ferdinand II
• 1700–1716
Charles III (last)
Legislature Cortz d'Aragón
Corts Catalanes
Corts Valencianes
Historical era Middle Ages / Early modern period
• Union of the Kingdom of Aragon and the County of Barcelona
1162
• Conquest of the Kingdom of Majorca
1231
• Conquest of the Kingdom of Valencia
1238–1245
• Conquest of the Kingdom of Sardinia
1324–1420
• Union of Ferdinand II and Isabella I
19 October 1469
• Conquest of the Kingdom of Naples
1501–1504
• Nueva Planta decrees
1716
Area
1443 250,000 km2 (97,000 sq mi)
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Kingdom of Aragon
County of Barcelona
Habsburg Spain
Today part of  Andorra
 France
 Greece
 Italy
 Malta
 Spain
 Tunisia

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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