A city of northwest Spain at the foot of the Cantabrian Mountains south-southeast of Oviedo. The capital of the medieval kingdom of León, it is now a popular tourist center.
A historical region and former kingdom of northwest Spain. United first with Asturias (eighth–ninth century), it was conquered by Castile in 1037, became independent in 1157, and was rejoined with Castile in 1230.
A city of central Mexico east-northeast of Guadalajara. It was founded in the 1570s and today is a commercial and industrial center in a rich mining area.