Albacete

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Albacete (älbäthā´tā), city (1990 pop. 129,002), capital of Albacete prov., SE Spain, in Castile–La Mancha. Under the Moors, Albacete was a part of the Kingdom of Murcia, with which it was incorporated (1269) into Castile. An agricultural and transport center, the city is in a wine-producing region. Its products include wine, clothing, tools, and flour.

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Albacete City in se central Spain; capital of Albacete province. It has a 16thcentury cathedral, Moorish remains and is an agricultural centre. Pop. (1974) 100,545.