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Burgos
Provincial Palace (s. XIX) in Burgos, seat of the Diputación de Burgos, the province governing body
Provincial Palace (s. XIX) in Burgos, seat of the Diputación de Burgos, the province governing body
Flag of Burgos
Flag
Coat of arms of Burgos
Coat of arms
Map of Spain with Burgos highlighted
Map of Spain with Burgos highlighted
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castille and León
Capital Burgos
Government
 • President César Rico Ruiz (PP)
Area
 • Total 14,292 km2 (5,518 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 11
  2,78% of Spain
Population
 (2018)
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 • Rank Ranked 36
  0,80% of Spain
Demonym(s) Spanish: burgalés/a
English: burgalese
Official language(s) Spanish
Parliament Cortes Generales

The Province of Burgos is a province of northern Spain, in the northeastern part of the autonomous community of Castile and León.

It is bordered by the provinces of Palencia, Cantabria, Vizcaya, Álava, La Rioja, Soria, Segovia, and Valladolid.

Its capital is the city of Burgos.

The Cartularies of Valpuesta from the monastery Santa María de Valpuesta, in Burgos, are considered to be the oldest known documents having words written in the Spanish language.

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