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Burgos is located in the north of the Iberian Peninsula, at the confluence of tributaries of the Arlançon River, on the edge of the central plateau.
The population of the municipality is approximately 180,000 inhabitants.
The Santiago route passes through Burgos.
Founded in 884 by the second Count of Castile, Diego Rodriguez Porcelos, Burgos soon became the leading city of the emerging County of Castile.
The 11th-century leader Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar had ties to the city: he was born near Burgos, raised and educated there.
In a period of long decline from the 17th century, Burgos became the headquarters of the Francoist proto-government following the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War.
Declared an "Industrial Development Pole" in 1964 and an "Industrial Development Pole" in 1969, the city has since grown in terms of economic activity.
At the regional level, Burgos, together with the cities of Valladolid and Palencia, forms part of the economic axis.
In 2008, Burgos International Airport began serving commercial flights.
In 2010, the Museum of Human Evolution opened here.
The museum displays the remains of the first anthropoids in Europe, who lived in this territory 750,000–800,000 years ago.
The Cathedral of Burgos is a World Heritage Site.
Burgos was chosen as the "Gastronomic Capital of Spain" in 2013.
In 2015, UNESCO named it a “City of Gastronomy” and since then it has been part of the Creative Cities Network.
There are several possible options for the origin of toponymy.
When the city was founded, the inhabitants of the surrounding area moved to a fortified village, whose Visigothic name Burgos meant united villages surrounded by a wall.
The cities of Burgas in Bulgaria and numerous cities containing the Germanic word for "city", such as Hamburg, have a similar literal composition.
The city became known as Caput Castellae.