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Logroño

(lōgrō`nyō), city (1990 pop. 121,911), capital of La Rioja autonomous community and prov., N Spain, in La Rioja, on the Ebro River. It is a farm-processing center noted for its Rioja wine; wood and metal products and textiles are also made there. The kings of Navarre and Castile fought over Logroño from the 10th cent. until its annexation (1173) to Castile. The charter granted by Alfonso VI served as a model for those of other cities.
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Logroño

 

a city in Spain in Old Castile; the administrative center of Logroño Province. Population, 84,500 (1970). Logroño is the center of the Rioja grape-growing and wine-making region in the Ebro River valley. Its industries include woodworking, food processing, and the manufacture of furniture and textiles.

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(56.) Castanega was a Franciscan friar from the province of Burgos who probably wrote from direct experiences with the Tribunal of the Inquisition for Logrono in the kingdom of Navarre.
I met Merino in Logrono a few days before visiting his winery.
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Engineers Miguel Angel Logrono and Pedro Delgado Malagon, director of Planning, Programming and Investments of the Public Works Ministry, presented the technical details of the highway.
Fausto de Elhuyar, the younger brother of Juan Jose de Elhuyar (1754-1796), was born in Logrono, Spain, and was educated in Paris (1772-1777) and at the Freiberg Mining Academy.
You'll cycle 25 to 35 miles daily and stay in medieval Olite, the Roman town of Calahorra, the pilgrim city of Logrono, and Haro, the wine-making capital of La Rioja province.