Leonese Country

The Pais Leones or Leonese Country is a potential autonomous community within Spain proposed by some Spanish regional political parties, such as Partido Regionalista del País Leonés, Grupo Autonomico Leonés, Unión del Pueblo Leonés and Unión del Pueblo Salmantino. It would encompass the current provinces of Salamanca, Zamora and León, now in the autonomous community of Castile and León.

In 1983 the Provincial government of León supported a Leonese Autonomy for the province of León, and so other municipalities as León and Ponferrada, the biggest cities in León, but their proposal was rejected by the Tribunal Constitucional (Constitutional Court of Spain).

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