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  BURGOS by All About Spain
Burgos was founded in 884, and its historical heritage is always evident to the visitor.
Generally the town is quiet and clean, and after your sightseeing-tour or a walk through one of the parks you may want to try out Burgos' exquisite cuisine.
You shouldn't miss to visit as well the surroundings of the town, where you will find many villages of extraordinary historical-artistical value.
www.red2000.com /spain/burgos   (289 words)

  
  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Burgos
Archdiocese of Burgos (from burgi, burgorum, signifying a consolidation of districts or small villages) has been since the tenth century an episcopal see of Spain, to which in the eleventh century the ancient Sees of Oca and Valpuesta were transferred.
Burgos it was inhabited by the Morgobos, Turmodigos, Berones, and perhaps also the Pelendones, the last inhabitants of the northern part of the Celtiberian province.
Burgos, in the monastery of San Pedro de Cardeña.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03065c.htm   (2186 words)

  
 Gale - Free Resources - Hispanic Heritage - Biographies - Julia de Burgos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
De Burgos was the oldest of 13 children born to Paula García de Burgos and Francisco Burgos Hans.
Because de Burgos had no identification on her when she died, her body was buried in a public cemetery.
In 1987 the University of Puerto Rico awarded de Burgos the posthumous degree of Doctor Honoris Causa in recognition of her contribution to the island's literary culture.
www.gale.com /free_resources/chh/bio/deburgos_j.htm   (2221 words)

  
  Burgos, Spain
Burgos, famous for its magnificent cathedral, was capital of Old Castile in the 10th and 11th centuries and is now chief town of Burgos province and the see of an archbishop.
Although Burgos is a busy town with a good deal of industry, a visitor strolling along the banks of the Arlanzón, where frogs croak in the dense beds of reeds, might imagine himself in the heart of the country rather than the center of a city.
Burgos is associated with the story of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, better known as the Cid (1026-99), who was born in the village of Vivar, 9km/5.5mi north.
www.planetware.com /spain/burgos-e-castl-burg.htm   (366 words)

  
  Burgos, Spain (Capital) - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
BURGOS, the capital formerly of Old Castile, and since 1833 of the Spanish province of Burgos, on the river Arlanzon, and on the Northern railways from Madrid to the French frontier.
Burgos, in the form of an amphitheatre, occupies the lower slopes of a hill crowned by the ruins of an ancient citadel.
Other noteworthy buildings in Burgos are the late 15th century Casa del Cordon, occupied by the captain-general of Old Castile; the Casa de Miranda, which worthily represents the best domestic architecture of Spain in the 16th century; and the barracks, hospitals and schools.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Burgos,_Spain_(Capital)   (1113 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Burgos, Spain & Portugal (Spanish And Portuguese Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Founded c.855, it was the seat of the county of Castile under the kings of LeOn and became the capital of the kingdom of Castile under Ferdinand I (1035).
In the civil war of 1936–39, Burgos was the capital of Franco's regime.
The Cid, a native of Burgos, is buried in the cathedral.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/B/Burgos.html   (318 words)

  
 Burgos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Burgos is a city of northwestern Spain, at the edge of the central plateau, with about 170,000 inhabitants in the city proper and another 10,000 in its suburbs.
It is the capital of the province of Burgos.
Burgos Cathedral is the burial place of the 11th-century warrior Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, El Cid, who was born in a little town near the city, now called Vivar del Cid.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Burgos   (1873 words)

  
 Burgos, Spain  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Burgos, a city in Castilla-Leon situated in the Pilgrim's Road to Santiago de Compostela, still preserves important vestiges of its medieval splendour.
A critical factor in this development was that Burgos was the capital of the unified kingdom of Castilla-Leon between the 10th and 15th centuries; its privileged location on the Pilgrim's Road to Santiago de Compostela, and the monopoly it held over the trade of merino wool, also contributed.
Burgos cuisine is enriched by a great variety of local products, like pulses, cured sausages, game meat, etc. Suckling lamb baked in a wood-fired oven, soused trout, and cod stew are some of its best main courses.
www.galenfrysinger.com /burgos.htm   (1154 words)

  
 Study Abroad: Burgos, Spain
Burgos is a both a province (la provincia de Burgos) and capital city of the province located in la Comunidad Autónoma de Castilla y León.
Burgos centrally located half-way between Madrid and the northern coast and half-way between the eastern and western coasts.
Burgos became a center of military operations during the Revolution and was the first capital of the Franco regime.
homepages.wmich.edu /~a1bellin/burgos/history.html   (567 words)

  
 Burgos Language and Liberal Arts Program
Burgos, two hours north of Madrid, is known as a center of Spanish tradition.
The program offers students the opportunity to enroll directly in the University of Burgos (UBU), a modern university centered in a medieval complex of buildings that was once part of the Camino de Santiago.
Burgos students will enroll in an intensive language and cultural immersion course before the regular university semester begins.
www.bu.edu /abroad/programs/spain/burgos/burgos_lla   (241 words)

  
 Burgos. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Founded c.855, it was the seat of the county of Castile under the kings of León and became the capital of the kingdom of Castile under Ferdinand I (1035).
In the civil war of 1936–39, Burgos was the capital of Franco’s regime.
The Cid, a native of Burgos, is buried in the cathedral.
www.bartleby.com /65/bu/Burgos.html   (253 words)

  
 attorneys   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The staff at Burgos and Sosa is fully bilingual being fluent in Spanish and English.
Burgos is also an AV rated attorney, a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the International Bar Association.
Sogocio originally began his association with Burgos and Sosa, P.A. in December 2001 as Of Counsel, and he is now a partner with the Firm.
www.burgossosa.com /attorneys.asp   (530 words)

  
 Burgos Study Abroad: Burgos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Burgos, capital of the province of the same name, is a medium-sized city located halfway between Madrid and the French border.
The University of Burgos is a relatively new university (the U of B celebrated its ten year anniversary in 2004) that was previously alligned with the University of Valladolid.
While Burgos has plenty of sights within the city, students will find it easy to take the daily bus to Madrid -- which is located aproximately 150 miles (240 kilometers) south of Burgos.
homepages.wmich.edu /~m3markus/Burgos.htm   (1088 words)

  
 Burgos | Covarrubias Burgos | Penaranda de Duero Burgos
Burgos not only enjoys the honour of being the birthplace of El Cid but has a Gothic cathedral of exceptional quality and beauty that is one of the finest in Spain.
Burgos served as one of the capitals of Castile (Castilla), the historic heart of Spain and was the birthplace of the Spanish 11th Century hero El Cid Campeador.
When the Romans took possession of what is now the province of Burgos it was inhabited by the Morgobos, Turmodigos, Berones, and perhaps also the Pelendones, the last inhabitants of the northern part of the Celtiberian province.
www.spanish-living.com /regional/Castilla_Leon_Burgos.htm   (1690 words)

  
 Burgos, Carl
Burgos was educated at the National Academy of Design in New York City.
Burgos also did art during this time for the Atlas humor comics Crazy, Wild and Riot, for its Western comic Annie Oakley, and its horror-science fiction comics including Astonishing, Journey Into Unknown Worlds, Strange Stories of Suspense and Strange Tales of the Unusual.
Burgos was posthumously given a 1996 Harvey Award and was inducted into the Jack Kirby Hall of Fame.
www.sfcrowsnest.com /scifinder/a/Carl_Burgos.php   (987 words)

  
 Burgos Mechanical Inc. - Home
The president of Burgos Mechanical, Inc., uses his family name in the company name because he has such a high level of confidence and pride in his work.
Burgos Mechanical, Inc. can design an energy efficient system, install the system and maintain it to be sure of trouble-free operation far into the future.
Whatever the air-conditioning or heating need, Burgos Mechanical, Inc. is committed to providing honest, quality service that will continue to pay for itself into the future.
www.burgosmechanical.com /index.htm   (114 words)

  
 Hotels in Burgos
Inhabiting a building dating from the 16th century and set in the very center of Burgos, this historic hotel is near the Arlanz?iver, facing the...
Burgos, BU It lies in the old town centre, in front of the cathedral.
Located in a 17 th century house, which was owned by the Counts of Berberana and refurbished in 2004.
www.expedia.co.uk /daily/hotels/Spain/Burgos.asp   (558 words)

  
 BURGOS - Online Information article about BURGOS
Burgos itself was originally surrounded by a See also:
A general description of the city and its monuments is given by A.
Balaguer (Burgos, 1895) ; Burgos en las comunidades de Castilla and Cosas de la vieja Burgos, both by A.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /BUN_CAL/BURGOS.html   (1611 words)

  
 Burgos Spain City Guide
In looking for a city to explore in northern Spain, I was enticed to Burgos by photographs of the lattice-decorated spires of its cathedral.
You might read in a guidebook about the “steel-gray spires” of the cathedral, but due to a recent cleaning, the cathedral’s color is now more of a warm tan.
Located on the pilgrimage route to Santiago, it was the capital of the Castile Kingdom for 500 years and during the Spanish Civil War, Franco’s headquarters.
www.travelinginspain.com /burgos/burgos.htm   (181 words)

  
 Bring New Orleans Back Fund : Cesar Burgos
Burgos was selected by the faculty to serve as a paid teaching assistant - concentrating his time with students that were experiencing academic difficulty.
Burgos is currently the managing partner at the Law Firm of Burgos and Evans, LLC.
Burgos has also served as the President of the newly formed Hispanic Internship Program, an organization which aims to place Hispanic high school students in the greater New Orleans area into summer internship programs with local businesses.
www.bringneworleansback.org /portal.aspx?portal=31&tabid=16   (398 words)

  
 Burgos - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre
Burgos, ciudad española, capital de la provincia de Burgos al nordeste de la comunidad Autónoma de Castilla y León.
Burgos, poblada por mandato real y sometida directamente a la autoridad de los Reyes de León; hacia el 930, se convirtió en capital del condado de Castilla cuando éste alcanzó su independencia del reino de León bajo la actuación de Fernán González.
Su origen francés propició el hermanamiento de Burgos con su localidad natal: Loudun, de la que una representación de autoridades se desplaza a Burgos para vivir la fiesta, que consiste en la ofrenda al santo, por parte del alcalde, de un cirio y un rosco de pan.
es.wikipedia.org /wiki/Burgos   (1767 words)

  
 Battles of Burgos : The Peninsular War : Duke of Wellington : Napoleonic Wars :   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Duke of Wellington laid siege to Burgos twice, the first being a costly failure, while the second a quick victory.
The first attempt against the 2000 Frenchmen garrisoning the fortress was hampered by huge amounts of rain and a lack of British siege artillery.
Progress was woefully slow and despite gaining footholds in Burgos, the British were never able to seriously threaten its security.
www.napoleonguide.com /battle_burgos.htm   (125 words)

  
 Western Michigan University's Study Abroad Program in Burgos, Spain
The Universidad de Burgos is a relatively new university, although it was previously an important "colegio universitario" affiliated with the Universidad de Valladolid.
The basic cost includes transportation by bus from Barajas airport to Burgos upon arrival, but students are responsible for making their own arrangements for transportation from Burgos to Barajas for departure.
It is important, though, that students who travel independently to Burgos provide the faculty director with precise information about their plans and flight schedules.
www.wmich.edu /spanish/studyabroad/burgos.htm   (1534 words)

  
 Burgos : Introduction | Frommers.com
Like all the great cities of Old Castile, Burgos declined seriously in the 16th century, only to be revived later.
Today, Burgos no longer enjoys its historical glory, but is a provincial city along the meseta, or plateau, of Spain.
Dry as a desert and burning hot during the summer days, it comes alive at night and is filled with smoky cafes and dance clubs.
www.frommers.com /destinations/burgos/1141010001.html   (307 words)

  
 Car Rental Burgos with Auto Europe
Burgos is host to a tremendous range of activities to pursue and sites to observe.
Founded in 884, Burgos is host to an insurmountable number of castles, and offers visitors traveling by rental car the opportunity to visit a castle an estimated every 12 miles.
You can enjoy sightseeing adventures in Burgos, visiting sites such as the Cathedral, a 13th century gothic structure with intrinsic craftsmanship that is sure to impress.
www.autoeurope.com /car-rental/Burgos-rental-guide.cfm?c=1335   (455 words)

  
 Ambiorix Burgos : Rotoworld.com - Ambiorix Burgos Biography from Rotoworld.com
Burgos was lifted from the closer's role despite working scoreless innings in four of his previous five appearances.
Burgos hadn't given up more than one run in an appearance in close to two months, so this isn't going to jeopardize his status as the closer.
Burgos has been very good over the last month and a half, surrendering just four runs in his last 20 2/3 innings.
www.rotoworld.com /content/playerpages/player_main.asp?sport=MLB&id=4028   (770 words)

  
 Burgos Card, your best business card.
Free admission to the main museums and monuments in Burgos and the surrounding area.
Use of the Tourist Train, daytime tour, Burgos by Night and a trip to the Miraflores Carthusian Monastery.
With the Burgos Card you will also obtain a guide with information on the museums and establishments associated with the programme, as well as a city map.
www.burgoscard.com /en/Inicio.aspx   (106 words)

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