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  2. Castile (historical region) - Wikipedia

    Its historical capital was Burgos. In modern Spain, it is generally considered [weasel words][by whom?] to comprise Castile and León and Castile–La Mancha, with Madrid as its centre.

  3. Castile | Spain, Map, History, & Facts | Britannica

    Castile, Spanish Castilla, traditional central region constituting more than one-quarter of the area of peninsular Spain. Castile’s northern part is called Old Castile and the southern part is called New Castile. The region formed the core of the Kingdom of Castile, under which Spain was united in the late 15th and early 16th centuries.

  4. Kingdom of Castile - Wikipedia

    The Kingdom of Castile ( / kæˈstiːl /; Spanish: Reino de Castilla, Latin: Regnum Castellae) was a large and powerful state on the Iberian Peninsula during the Middle Ages. Its name is popularly thought [by whom?] to come from the castles built in the region.

  5. Castile | historical kingdom, Spain | Britannica

    In Reconquista …Aragon and Alfonso VIII of Castile concluded the Pact of Cazorla, an agreement whereby the task of reconquering the Moorish kingdom of Valencia was reserved to the Aragonese crown. In exchange Aragon relinquished all claims to other Moorish-held territory in the peninsula. Read More In Reconquista …who was already king of Castile.

  6. Castile (historical region) - Wikiwand

    Castile or Castille ( / kæˈstiːl /; Spanish: Castilla [kasˈtiʎa]) is a territory of imprecise limits located in Spain.

  7. Castile–La Mancha | Spanish Region, History & Culture

    Castile–La Mancha, Spanish Castilla–La Mancha, comunidad autónoma (autonomous community) and historic region of Spain, encompassing the provincias (provinces) of Toledo, Ciudad Real, Cuenca, Guadalajara, and Albacete.

  8. Castile - Wikipedia

    Castile (historical region), a vaguely defined historical region of Spain covering most of Castile and León, all of the Community of Madrid and most of Castilla–La Mancha Kingdom of Castile, one of the medieval kingdoms of the Iberian peninsula, 1065–1230 Crown of Castile, a medieval state in the Iberian Peninsula that formed in 1230

  9. Old Castile - Wikipedia

    Old Castile ( Spanish: Castilla la Vieja [kasˈtiʎa la ˈβjexa]) is a historic region of Spain, which had different definitions along the centuries.

  10. Old Castile, Spanish Castilla la Vieja, historic provincial region, north-central Spain, generally including the limits reached by the kingdom of Castile in the 11th century. Touching the Bay of Biscay on the north, it is separated from New Castile (Castilla la Nueva), to the south, by the ranges of the Sierra de Guadarrama.

  11. Castile |

    Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture Castile views 3,952,576 updated May 29 2018 Castile Region and former kingdom in central Spain, traditionally comprising Old Castile ( n) and New Castile ( s ). Old Castile was part of the kingdom of León until 1230.

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