Burgos (city)

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Burgos is a city of about 175,000 people in the heart of the Burgos Province, in Castilla y León, Spain.
Burgos is 240 km north of Madrid and 160 km south of Bilbao and Santander. It is on the Castile Plateau and its average altitude is 856 m. Burgos is best known for its cathedral, that forms part of its UNESCO World Heritage designation, and for being a town on the French Route in the Way of St. James. Also it has an interesting old quarter, some ancient religious buildings, a lot of green parks, and Museum of Human Evolution.

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