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cabecera

Translation of cabecera in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • 3 (Administración, Política)
    also: tb, cabecera de comarca
    administrative center (inglés norteamericano) o (inglés británico) centre
Example sentences
  • Se encuentra situada en la margen izquierda del río Zamora a 15 kilómetros de la cabecera provincial.
  • Por ello a la cabecera cantonal la nombran El Corazón.
  • Llega a 68 cabeceras cantonales con más de 20,000 habitantes.

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    comarca

    In Spain, a geographical, social, and culturally homogeneous region, with a clear natural or administrative demarcation is called a comarca. Comarcas are normally smaller than regiones. They are often famous for some reason, for example Ampurdán (Catalonia) for its wines, or La Mancha (Castile) for its cheeses.