Pontevedra (comarca)

Pontevedra is a comarca in the Galician Province of Pontevedra, Spain, and centred on the city of Pontevedra. It covers an area of 634.43 sq.km, and the overall population of this local region was 15,625 at the 2011 Census;[2] the latest official estimate (as at the start of 2018) was 124,351.[3]

Pontevedra

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Comarca Pontevedra
Country Spain
Autonomous communityGalicia
ProvincePontevedra
CapitalPontevedra
Municipalities
Area
 • Total634.43 km2 (244.95 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total124,351
 • Density200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Municipalities

The comarca comprises the following eight municipalities:

Name of
municipality
Population
(2001)[4]
Population
(2011)[5]
Population
(2018)[6]
Pontevedra 74,942 82,346 82,802
Poio 14,271 16,642 17,018
Barro 3,468 3,713 3,716
Campo Lameiro 2,235 2,017 1,806
Cerdedo-Cotobade 6,987 6,245 5,815
A Lama 2,947 2,891 2,430
Ponte Caldelas 5,921 5,738 5,491
Vilaboa 5,735 6,033 5,273
Totals 116,506 125,625 124,351

References

  1. ^ Estimate at 1 January 2018: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Madrid.
  2. ^ Census at 1 November 2011: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Madrid.
  3. ^ Estimate at 1 January 2018: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Madrid.
  4. ^ Census at 1 November 2001: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Madrid.
  5. ^ Census at 1 November 2011: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Madrid.
  6. ^ Estimate at 1 January 2018: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Madrid.

Coordinates: 42°26′00″N 8°37′00″W / 42.4333°N 8.61667°W

A Guarda

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Adrián Mouriño

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Bueu

Bueu is a municipality in Galicia, Spain, in the province of Pontevedra. Bueu belongs to the Comarca of O Morrazo together with Cangas do Morrazo, Moaña and Marín. It is located on the northern edge of the Morrazo peninsula.

Isla de Ons and its small archipelago, part of the Atlantic Islands of Galicia National Park, belong administratively to Bueu.

Campo Lameiro

Campo Lameiro is a municipality in Galicia, Spain in the province of Pontevedra. Campo Lameiro is the Galician capital of rock art, with a large collection of petroglyphs located in the Archaeological Park of Campo Lameiro.

Catoira

Catoira is a municipality in Galicia, Spain, located in the province of Pontevedra. Catoira is famous for its ruins of the Torres do Oeste (Towers of the West).

José Ángel Egido

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Kevin Vázquez Comesaña

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List of municipalities in Pontevedra

This is a list of the 61 municipalities in the province of Pontevedra in the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain.

The Galician name is the sole official form of the name;

older or informal texts may use Castillan forms or spellings.

Miguel Bastón

Miguel González Bastón (born 29 June 1961) is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

Nigrán

Nigrán is a municipality of Galicia, Spain in Pontevedra Province, within the metropolitan area of Vigo, the most populous city in Galicia.

O Rosal

O Rosal is a municipality in the province of Pontevedra in the autonomous community of Galicia, in Spain. It is situated in the comarca of O Baixo Miño. The municipality has 44.1 km2 and had 6531 inhabitants, according to the 2013 census (INE).

Poio

Poio is a municipality in Galicia, Spain in the province of Pontevedra. Poio is located in the North shore of the Ría de Pontevedra, between Sanxenxo and the provincial capital, Pontevedra. The municipality is adjacent with Meaño, Meis, Pontevedra and Sanxenxo and offers a rich fusion of mountain and sea areas.

Tambo island, an uninhabited island located in the middle of the Pontevedra estuary, officially belongs to Poio but it is under the control of the Spanish Navy and disembarkment is not allowed.

Ponte Caldelas

Ponte Caldelas is a municipality in Galicia, Spain in the province of Pontevedra. It takes its name from an ancient bridge over the Río Caldelas.

Redondela

Redondela is a town in the province of Pontevedra, Galicia, northwestern Spain. The most famous icon of the village is its sky chaired by two major railway viaducts built in the nineteenth century. Due to these infrastructures Redondela is known under the nickname "Village of the viaducts." The town lies on the Portuguese Way path of the Camino de Santiago.

Salceda de Caselas

Salceda de Caselas is a municipality in Galicia, Spain, in the province of Pontevedra. It is bordered to the north by the municipality of Ponteareas, to the southeast by the municipality of Salvaterra de Miño, to the southwest by the municipality of Tui, and to the northwest by O Porriño.

Francisco Estévez, father of United States actor Martin Sheen (real name Ramón Estévez), comes from the parish of Parderrubias.

Silleda

Silleda is a municipality in Galicia, Spain in the province of Pontevedra.

Tomiño

Tomiño is a municipality in the province of Pontevedra in the autonomous community of Galicia, in Spain. It is situated in the comarca of O Baixo Miño. It is located on the Miño River.

Tui, Pontevedra

Tui (Galician pronunciation: [ˈtuj]) is a municipality in the province of Pontevedra in the autonomous community of Galicia, in Spain. It is situated in the comarca of O Baixo Miño. It is located on the left bank of the Miño River, facing the Portuguese town of Valença.

Two bridges connect Tui and Valença: Tui International Bridge (known in Portugal as Valença International Bridge), completed in 1878 under the direction of Pelayo Mancebo, and a modern one from the 1990s. Both countries being signatories of the Schengen Treaty, there are normally no formalities in crossing what is the busiest border-point in Northern Portugal. The municipality of Tui is composed of 11 parishes: Randufe, Malvas, Pexegueiro, Areas, Pazos de Reis, Rebordáns, Ribadelouro, Guillarei, Paramos, Baldráns and Caldelas.

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