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Rioja, La

Rioja, La lä rēō´hä [key], autonomous community (2011 pop. 321,173), 1,948 sq mi (5,045 sq km), N Spain, coextensive with La Rioja prov. A fertile region, it is famous for its fine wines, which are produced chiefly between Logroño and Haro in the upper Ebro Valley.

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