Galicie (Spain)

Galicie (Spaingie: Galicia, Inglis Listeni/ɡəˈlɪsiə/, /ɡəˈlɪʃə/; Galician: [ɡaˈliθja] or [ħa'lisi.a]; Spaingie: [ɡaˈliθja]) is an autonomous commonty in northwast Spain, wi the offeecial status o a nationality.[1] It comprises the provinces o A Coruña, Lugo, Ourense an Pontevedra, being bordered bi Portugal tae the sooth, the Spainyie autonomous commonties o Castile an León an Asturias tae the east, the Atlantic Ocean tae the wast, an the Bay o Biscay tae the north. It haes a population in 2012 o 2,778,913,[2] an haes a total aurie o 29,574 km2 (11,419 sq mi). Galicia haes ower 1,660 km (1,030 mi) o coastline, [3] includin its affshore islands an islets, amang them Cíes Islands, Ons, Sálvora, Cortegada, an —the lairgest an the maist populatit ane— Arousa Island.

Galicia
Autonomous Commonty
Banner o Galicia
Banner
Coat o airms o Galicia
Coat o airms
Anthem: Os Pinos
Localización de Galicia
Coordinates: 42°30′N 8°06′W / 42.5°N 8.1°W
Kintra Spain
Caipital Santiago de Compostela
Lairgest ceety Vigo
Provinces A Coruña, Lugo, Ourense, an Pontevedra
Govrenment
 • Teep Devolvit govrenment in a constitutional monarchy
 • Bouk Xunta de Galicia
 • Preses Alberto Núñez Feijóo (PPdeG)
Aurie
 • Total 29,574.4 km2 (11,418.7 sq mi)
Aurie rank 7t (5.8% o Spain)
Population (2012)
 • Tot 2,778,913
 • Rank 5t (6% of Spain)
 • Density 94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Galicie
galego (m), galega (f)
gallego (m), gallega (f)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166-2 ES-GA
Aurie code +34 98-
Statute o Autonomy 1936
28 Aprile 1981
Offeecial leids Galicie an Spainyie
Patron saunt St. James (Santiago o Maior)
Parliament 75 deputies
Congress 25 deputies (oot o 350)
Senate 19 senators (oot o 264)
Wabsteid Xunta de Galicia

References

  1. "Galicia, a historic nationality, constitutes itself as an autonomous community for accessing to its self-government", "Galicia, nacionalidade histórica, constitúese en Comunidade Autónoma para acceder ó seu autogoberno" Statute of Autonomy of Galicia (1981), 1.
  2. "Instituto Galego de Estatística". Instituto Galego de Estatística. Retrieved 19 July 2012.
  3. "Límites e posición xeográfica". Instituto Galego de Estatística. Retrieved 19 July 2012.

Freemit airtins

A Coruña

A Coruña (Inglis /ə koʊˈruːn.jə/; Galician: [a koˈɾuɲa] (offeecial name); Spaingie: La Coruña [la koˈɾuɲa]; still whiles kent as Corunna /kəˈrʌnə/ in Inglis, an archaically as The Groyne) is a ceety an municipality o Galicie, Spain. It is the seicont-lairgest ceety in the autonomous commonty an seiventeent oweraw in the kintra. The ceety is the provincial caipital o the province o the same name, haein servit as poleetical caipital o the Kinrick o Galicie frae the 16t tae the 19t hunderyears, an as a regional admeenistrative centre atween 1833 an 1982, afore bein replacit bi Santiago de Compostela.

A Guarda

A Guarda is a municipality in Galicie, Spain in the province o Pontevedra. It is situatit in O Baixo Miño.

A Peroxa

A Peroxa is a municipality in the province o Ourense in the Galicie region o north-wast Spain. It is locatit tae the vera north o the province.

Ames, A Coruña

Ames is a municipality o the autonomous commonty o Galicie, Spain in the province o A Coruña wi a aurie o 80.55 square kilometres (31.10 sq mi), population o 26,983 inhabitants (INE, 2009) an a density o 258.72 per square kilometre (670.1/sq mi). It belangs tae the comarca o Santiago de Compostela.

Aranga

Aranga is a municipality in the autonomous commonty o Galicie, Spain in the province o A Coruña wi a aurie o 120.49 km² (46.52 mi²), population o 2,181 inhabitants (INE, 2008). It is situatit in the comarca o Betanzos.

Avión

Avión is a municipality in the Spaingie province o Ourense. It haes a population o 2053 (2014) an a aurie o 121 km².

Celta de Vigo

Real Club Celta de Vigo (Galician pronunciation: [reˈal ˈkluβ ˈθelta ðe ˈβiɣo]), or simply Celta Vigo, is a Spainyie profeesional fitbaw club based in Vigo, Galicie, currently playin in the Primera División. It wis foondit on 23 August 1923 follaein the merger o Real Vigo Sporting an Real Fortuna Foot-ball Club. Elk-namit Os Celestes (The Sky Blues), they play in sky blue shirts an white shorts. The club's hame stadium is Balaídos, which seats 29.800 spectators.Celta Vigo hae played mony saisons in La Liga, but hae niver wan a league title or the Copa del Rey. Ane o their best saisons wis 1970–71, when they feenished unbeaten at hame an wur kent as the "giant-killers." Celta came saxt that saison an qualifeed for the UEFA Cup for the first time. Mair recently, the club feenished in their best-iver poseetion o fowert in 2002–03, qualifeein for the 2003–04 UEFA Champions League, whaur they wur eliminatit bi Arsenal.

Coles, Ourense

Coles is a municipality in the Spaingie province o Ourense. It haes a population o 3150 (2014) an a aurie o 38 km².

Cortegada

Cortegada is a municipality in the Ourense, Galicie, Spain. It haes a population o 1,407 (2004) an a aurie o 27 km2 (10 sq mi). It conteens the abandoned hamlet o A Barca.

Esgos

Esgos is a municipality in the province o Ourense in the Galicie region o north-wast Spain.

Laza, Spain

Laza is a municipality in province o Ourense in the Galicie region o north-wast Spain.

Nogueira de Ramuín

Nogueira de Ramuín is a municipality in the province o Ourense in the Galicie region o north-wast Spain.

O Rosal

O Rosal is a municipality in Galicie, Spain in the province o Pontevedra. The municipality haes 44.1 km2 an haed 6531 inhabitants, accordin tae the 2013 census (INE).

Oímbra

Oímbra is a municipality in the Spaingie province o Ourense. It haes a population o 2,020 (2014) an a aurie o 72 km².

Ribadavia

The toun o Ribadavia (toun pop. 3,365, municipality 5,540, aurie o municipality 20.2 km²) is locatit in the soothwast o the province o Ourense, Galicie, Spain. The urban aurie lees on the richt bank o the Miño (see Portuguese Minho) an the last course o the Avia. It is considered tae be the caipital o the comarca o O Ribeiro. Near heich-gate N-120 (Ourense tae Vigo) an the motorwey cried Autovia das Rias Baixas (A52), it is 25 km frae the provincial caipital an 80 km frae Vigo.

The toun wis declared a Historical Airtistic Steid in 1947. Near the Campo da Feira, ane can fynd the ruins o the castle o the Sarmientos, the Coonts o Ribadavia, datin frae the fifteent hunderyear. It still preserves the interior, touers an the waws. Pairts o the waws that surroondit the toun are still staundin an aw. Inside the auld quairter (casco vello/Barrio Xudeu), ane can veesit the main square (Praza Maior) wi interestin biggins lik the saxteent-hunderyear toun haw. Thare are biggins remainin frae wha wis ance a lairge Jewish quairter an aw, includin a synagogue.

Aw the economic life o the comarca o the Ribeiro haes centred on, syne the twalt hunderyear, the vines first brocht bi the monks o Cluny who accompaniet the first coont o Galicie, Raymond o Burgundy. The day, the wine is commercialised as Denominación de Orixe Ribeiro. (Demarcatit Origen Ribeiro)

Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela (Galician: [santiˈaɣo ðe komposˈtɛla], Spaingie: [sanˈtjaɣo ðe komposˈtela]) is the caipital o the autonomous commonty o Galicie, Spain.

The ceety's Cathedral is the destination theday, as it haes been throughout history, o the important 9t century medieval pilgrimage route, the Wey o St. James. In 1985 the ceety's Auld Toun wis designatit a UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid.

Verín

Verín is a smaw ceety in the autonomous commonty o Galicie, Spain locatit in the southeast of the province o Ourense. The population o the concello (municipality) is aboot 14,433. It is located 70 kilometers east o the provincial caipital o Ourense an 15 kilometers north o the Portuguese ceety o Chaves. The Tâmega River flows throu the toun.

The toun is linkit wi Madrid an Ourense bi the fower-lane A-52 (Autovia das Rias Baixas) an bi the N-525. The main railwey line linkin Ourense tae Madrid passes throu muntains north o the toun, but the nearest station is at La Gudiña, 31 km tae the east.

Verín is a toun o services wi declinin agricultural activity. Thare is a denominatit wine region—Monterrey—locatit in the surroondin aurie. Thare are three mineral watter bottlin plants in the toun an aw: Cabreiroá, Fontenova an Sousas.

Carnival here is ane o the maist oreeginal in Spain wi the Cigarrón, maskit figurs runnin throu the streets brandishin whips an makin a interestin soond caused bi cou bells tee'd tae their waists (See zanpantzar for a similar tradeetion in the Pyrenees). Iverything haes a medieval air, wi little influence frae the Brazilian-style carnival, which haes become popular in ither Spainyie an Portuguese ceeties.

Verín haes ane major tourist sicht, which is Monterrey Castle, a huge complex loomin ower the rather nan-descript urban aurie. It is aboot twa kilometers in the direction o Ourense on the auld heichgate, turnin aff on the richt tae climb twa kilometers, passin a winery on the left. Thare is a parador next tae the castle.

Vilardevós

Vilardevós is a municipality in the Spaingie province o Ourense. It haes a population o 2024 (2014) an a aurie o 152 km².

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