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Zaragoza - Jorge Azcón


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Total: 973.78 km2


Total: 666,880

Postal zone

50001 – 50020

Area code(s)

+34 976


Type: Mayor–council
Body: Ayuntamiento de Zaragoza
Mayor: Jorge Azcón

Jorge Azcón


Jorge Azcón is a Spanish politician and mayor of Zaragoza since 2019.  He was born in 1973 and grew up in Zaragoza, where he developed his interest in politics. He holds a Law degree and a Master's degree in Urban Planning. During his college years, Jorge Azcón started with his active involvement in politics. After holding different positions in the City council, Jorge Azcón announced his candidacy for the position of mayor in 2019. Thanks to the support from various groups, his previous respected positions and connections he made over the years, Jorge Azcón won the elections.  Since his inauguration, mayor of Zaragoza developed several projects and focuses. Three main spheres he focuses on are the improvement of mobility, the infrastructure redevelopment and the support for rural neighborhoods and the reduction of pollution. In 2019, Mayor Azcón supported several projects for increased mobility, the main one being HERA Drone Hub. This made Zaragoza the first city in Europe which authorized space for testing, experimentation and training of drones. Later on, these drones were used to supplement  research efforts of the City Council and Mayor Azcón in various spheres. In his fight for reducing pollution, Mayor Azcón transformed the public bus network into a full electric one. All buses were either adapted to or changed for ones capable of using electricity as fuel. (photo credit: wikimedia)


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Zaragoza is the capital city of the Zaragoza province and of the autonomous community of Aragon, Spain. On 1 September 2010 the population of the city of Zaragoza was 701,090, within its administrative limits on a land area of 1,062.64 square kilometres (410.29 square miles), ranking fifth in Spain. The population of the metropolitan area was estimated in 2006 at 783,763 inhabitants.

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