Lugo: lugo, provincia (province) in the comunidad autónoma (autonomous community) of galicia, northwestern spain, bordering the bay of biscay to the north it was formed in 1833 its 60-mile- (100-km-) long coastline, extending from ribadeo to the barquero estuary, is dotted with small ports and fishing.
Galicia, comunidad autónoma (autonomous community) and historic region of spain, encompassing the northwestern provincias (provinces) of lugo, a coruña, pontevedra, and ourense it is roughly coextensive with the former kingdom of galicia.
Galicia autonomous region in nw spain, comprising the provinces of la coruña, lugo, orense, and pontevedra the capital is santiago de compostela it was a centre of resistance to the moorish invasions in the 8th century, and passed to castile in the 13th century. Galicia was late to catch the tourism boom that has swept spain in recent decades, but the coastal regions (especially the rías baixas and santiago de compostela) are now significant tourist destinations and are especially popular with visitors from other regions in spain, where the majority of tourists come from in 2007, 57 million tourists visited galicia, an 8% growth over the previous year, and part of a continual pattern of growth in this sector.
Bordered by spain and portugal, galicia is an autonomous region with an area of around 30000 sq km inhabited by around 3 million people with the capital city at santiago de compostela, la coruna is the second largest city in the region here are some fun facts about galicia and la coruna galicia is an ancient and fascinating region. Galicia (gəlē´shə, –shēə span, gälē´thēä), autonomous region (1990 pop 2,914,514), nw spain, on the atlantic ocean, s of the bay of biscay and n of portugal comprised of the provinces of a coruña, lugo, ourense, and pontevedra, the region gained autonomy in 1981, when it elected its first parliament. What are some fun facts about galicia, spain update cancel ad by swagbuckscom what are some interesting facts about spain what are some unknown facts about spain did the vikings settle in galicia (spain) what are some historical facts about galicia, spain.
There are 1,200km of coasting winding around the west side of galicia, and 275km are fine white sand there are over 750 beaches in galicia there are over 4,000 “fiestas” held in galicia every year the ending of the famous pilgrimage road that goes through spain “camino de santiago” end there.
Fun facts about galicia and la coruna posted by meredith smith - trip blog author on mar 27, 2015 in spain , travel bordered by spain and portugal, galicia is an autonomous region with an area of around 30000 sq km inhabited by around 3 million people. While sparsely peopled in general, spain contains some areas which compare in density of population with like areas of western europe one of these is the northern green strip extending across spain from vigo to barcelona of this well-settled strip, galicia is the westernmost region and thus the most remote it is also the least.
Galicia is one of spain’s 17 autonomous communities, located in the northwest corner of spain, the region of galicia is an area comprising of grass and granite that has a rugged coastline. By sarah-claire jordan galician is the language of galicia, an autonomous community in the northwest of spain, right above portugal it is part of the ibero-romance language family, along with portuguese, spanish, asturian, and aragonese.