León is one of the oldest cities in the Americas. It was founded in 1524 on a different site and moved here in 1610. With colonial splendor, it is the intellectual center of , renowned for its university, old churches, fine museums, revolutionary history and student life.

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León Airport is an airport serving León, the capital of the León Department of . is situated 3 km west of León.


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