The Aragonese Party (Spanish: Partido Aragonés, PAR) is a political party which advocates the interests of Aragon within Spain. The party was founded in 1978 under the name Aragonese Regionalist Party, but changed its name in 1990, keeping the initials PAR. The founders of PAR included Emilio Eiroa, who later served as the President of the Government of Aragon from 1991 to 1993.[3]

Aragonese Party

Partido Aragonés
LeaderArturo Aliaga López
FoundedJanuary 1978 (1978-01)
Preceded byCentre Independent Aragonese Candidacy
HeadquartersCalle Coso 87, 50001 Zaragoza
Youth wingRolde Choben
IdeologyAragonese regionalism
Conservatism[1]
Political positionCentre[2]
ColoursOrange, Red
Aragonese Corts
3 / 67
Spanish Senate (Aragonese seats)
0 / 14
Provincial deputations
9 / 77
Local Government
658 / 4,155
Website
www.partidoaragones.es

PAR had representation in the European Parliament (1999-2004) where it sat in the European Coalition group.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barberà, O., & Rodríguez, J. (2009). Los partidos de ámbito no estatal en Aragón: el Partido Aragonés y la Chunta Aragonesista. Papers: revista de sociologia, (92), 171-195. pp. 176-177
  2. ^ "El catalán de la Franja se denominará 'lapao' en Aragón". lavanguardia.com. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Muere Emilio Eiroa, expresidente de Aragón y uno de los fundadores del PAR". Heraldo de Aragón. 2013-03-10. Retrieved 2013-04-05.

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