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Segovia - Demography, Transportation, Famous Segovians, Food, drink, nightlife

40°57N 4°10W, pop (2000e) 55 000. Capital of Segovia province, Castilla-León, NWC Spain, 87 km/54 mi NW of Madrid; altitude c.1000 m/3000 ft; bishopric; railway; wool, thread, pottery, cement, flour, fertilizers, rubber, chemicals; Roman aqueduct and old town, a world heritage site; cathedral (16th-c), Moorish citadel, El Parral monastery, Churches of St Martin and St Esteban.

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