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Belchite is a municipality and village in the province of Zaragoza, Spain, about 40 km southeast of Zaragoza. It is the capital of Campo de Belchite comarca (administrative region) and is located in a plain surrounded by low hills, the highest of which is Lobo. The area around Belchite is one of the most arid places of Aragon.In 1122 Alfonso the Battler founded the Confraternity of Belchite to defend the frontier.On June 15, 1809, French and Spanish forces in the Peninsular War fought the Battle of María near Belchite.Between August 24 and September 7, 1937, loyalist Spanish Republican and rebel General Franco's forces in the Spanish Civil War fought the Battle of Belchite in and around the town. After 1939 a new village of Belchite was built adjacent to the ruins of the old, which remain a ghost town as a memorial to the war.The remains of the old village have been used as filming locations in films including Terry Gilliam's 1988 film The Adventures of Baron Munchausen and Guillermo Del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth. The ruins of the town were also used in the opening scene of the 1983 BBC documentary The Spanish Civil war.Belchite is in Province of Zaragoza. Our Spain online visit planner allows you to schedule your trip to Belchite, learn about its attractions, and find out about where else to go during your holiday.
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