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Navarre shieldNavarre

(ne-vär´) (pron: nuh-var)

Capital: Pamplona, Spain (orig.), Pau, France (Béarn) (pron: po) French annexation: 1589

Originally part of a Basque region in both Spain and France, a portion was united with Béarn into a French province, retaining the gem and chains symbols from the Spanish national coat of arms.

Navarre provincial map