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Palencia
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Flag of Palencia
Flag
Coat of arms of Palencia
Coat of arms
Map of Spain with Palencia highlighted
Map of Spain with Palencia highlighted
Country Spain
Autonomous community  Castile and León
Capital Palencia
Area
 • Total 8,052 km2 (3,109 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 29
  1.6% of Spain
Population
 (2018)
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 • Rank Ranked 46th
Official language(s) Spanish
Parliament Cortes Generales
Website Diputación de Palencia

Palencia is a province of northern Spain. It is bordered by the provinces of León, Cantabria, Burgos, and Valladolid.

Of the population of 176,125 (2002), 45% live in the capital, Palencia which is located on the Canal de Castilla. There are 191 municipalities in the province.

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