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Teruel

(tĕrwĕl`), town (1990. pop. 28,488), capital of Teruel prov., E central Spain, in Aragón, at the confluence of the Guadalaviar and Alfambra rivers. The city is an agricultural trade center; the province has iron and coal mines and sulfur, zinc, and manganese deposits. Tourism has become important. The center of bitter fighting in the Spanish civil war of 1936–39, it was largely destroyed, but has been rebuilt. There are a Renaissance cathedral, a Gothic church, and an imposing two-storied aqueduct (16th cent.). The "lovers of Teruel" (13th cent.) are buried in the San Pedro cloisters.

Teruel

a city in E central Spain: 15th-century cathedral; scene of fierce fighting during the Spanish Civil War. Pop.: 32 304 (2003 est.)
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Zubair and Raisi got to grips with their first-ever event over European terrain and the Middle Eastern duo reached the finish in Teruel in 16th overall and seventh in the Open category after clocking the fastest time in their and the third quickest time in the National Aragon Trophy category on the final stage.
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Teruel thought that he had crossed what he considered was the finish line of the Tour's seventh stage, shouting and pumping his fists
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"With video moving into the computer age, the Internet and Web pages seemed a natural extension of what we were doing," says Teruel. Although the program is intended for school-aged children, he admits to defining the term "youth" loosely.
The competitive action in the FIA section gets underway with a timed 13.46km super special stage, near Teruel, on Friday evening.