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Geographical location

view of Pamplona’s historical quarter

Pamplona sits in the middle of the map of Navarre. It is located on a plateau 449 metres above sea level. It covers 23.55 square kilometres.


Pamplona and its district is located in a mountain belt with a height of around 1,000 metres. The mountains nearest to the city are San Cristóbal (892 metres), Campamento (528), Badostáin (590), Tajonar (668), Gazólaz (534), Errakobide (466), Santa Lucía (470) and Cascajo (450).


The Arga, Elorz and Sadar rivers run through Pamplona, but it also has a number of streams, such as Santa Lucía, San Macario, Lezkairu, Garitón de Ripalda or the one in the Municipal Nursery.

Distance from main capitals

  • The nearest:
    • San Sebastian 87 kilometres
    • Logroño 92 kilometres
    • Vitoria 94 kilometres
  • The furthest:
    • Cadiz 1,065 kilometres
    • Huelva 1,047 kilometres
  • Main cities:
    • Madrid 411 kilometres
    • Barcelona 434 kilometres


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