Wednesday, July 06, 2005

Calahorra

Town, in the province and autonomous community (region) of La Rioja, northern Spain, on the south bank of the Río Cidacos near its confluence with the Ebro, southeast of Logroño city. Known as Calagurris to its original Celtiberian inhabitants, the town was famous for its four years' resistance to the Roman general Pompey (76–72 BC). The Romans later called it Calagurris Nassica

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