Vila de Cruces

Vila de Cruces is a municipality in Galicia, Spain in the province of Pontevedra.

Concello de Vila de Cruces
Official seal of Concello de Vila de Cruces

Seal
Situation of Vila de Cruces within Galicia
Situation of Vila de Cruces within Galicia
Coordinates: 42°46′36″N 8°19′58″W / 42.77667°N 8.33278°WCoordinates: 42°46′36″N 8°19′58″W / 42.77667°N 8.33278°W
CountrySpain
RegionGalicia
ProvincePontevedra
Area
 • Total155 km2 (60 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total5,273
 • Density34/km2 (88/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CET)
Websitewww.viladecruces.es

History

The municipality was in Carbia, a village which belongs to Vila de Cruces, until 1944. On September 19, 1944 the town hall moved to Vila de Cruces, changing the name of the municipality.

Population

In 2012, the population was of 6,085 people. 523 under 15, 3,615 between 15 and 64, and 1,947 older than 65.

Education

All the schools in the municipality are public.

External links

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
Borgo Val di Taro

Borgo Val di Taro (Parmigiano: Borgtär; locally Bùrgu) is a town and comune in Emilia, Italy, in the Province of Parma, 63 kilometres (39 miles) from the city of Parma.

Borgo Val di Taro is an important centre for cattle husbandry in Emilia and it is one of the zones where Parmigiano-Reggiano is produced.

It is also commonly known as Borgotaro.

The area is well known for its Boletus edulis (porcini) mushrooms, and several boletes that grow there have IGP (English: PGI) status.James Gandolfini Sr., father of Italian-American actor James Gandolfini Jr., was born in Borgo Val di Taro.

Cruces

Cruces, the formal plural of crux and a Spanish word for "crosses", may refer to:

Cruces, Cuba, a town in Cuba

Cruces River, a river in Chile

Río Cruces Bridge, a bridge that crosses Cruces River

Cruces River (Puerto Rico)

Cruces, Aguada, Puerto Rico, a barrio

Cruces, Rincón, Puerto Rico, a barrio

Cruces - Gurutzeta, a neighbourhood in Barakaldo, Spain

Gurutzeta/Cruces (Metro Bilbao), metro station in that neighbourhood

Cruces (peak), highest point of the Sierra de San Vicente, Sistema Central, Spain

Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States

Vila de Cruces, a town in Galicia, Spain

Villanueva de las Cruces, a town in Andalusia, Spain

Lalín

Lalín is a municipality in Galicia, Spain in the north of the province of Pontevedra. It's the capital of the region of the Deza.

The town has a population of 20,158 inhabitants (2014). The surface of the municipality is 326.8 km2, being the biggest municipality in the province of Pontevedra and the fourth of Galicia, with a population density of 63.85 inhabitants/km2.

Located in the North-East of the province of Pontevedra; being bordered by Silleda and Vila de Cruces to the North-West, Forcarei to the West, Agolada and Rodeiro to the North-East, Dozón to the South-East and O Irixo to the South, all of them being part of the region of Deza, except O Irixo.

List of Celtic place names in Galicia

The Celtic toponymy of Galicia is the whole of the ancient or modern place, river, or mountain names which were originated inside a Celtic language, and thus have Celtic etymology, and which are or were located inside the limits of modern Galicia.

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.

O Deza

O Deza is a comarca in the northeast corner of the Galician Province of Pontevedra. It covers an area of 1,024.7 sq.km, and had an overall population of 42,511 at the 2011 Census; the latest official estimate (as at the start of 2018) of 40,063.

Silleda

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

Xosé Neira Vilas

Xosé Neira Vilas (November 3, 1928 – November 27, 2015) was a Galician writer.

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