Ateca is a municipality located in the province of Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain. At the time of the 2015 census (INE), the municipality had a population of 1,969
The River Jalón is joined by the River Piedra and the River Manubles at Ateca.
The town was home to a Cadbury factory, until it closed down in 2013.
Ateca is twinned with Lézat-sur-Lèze in France.