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Portal to Europe:General facts and figures country Spain.




image photo of the flag of Galicia
Tourist map of Galicia (clickable): scale 1cm=16 km
La Coruña Lugo Ourense Pontevedra Tourist map of Galicia

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1- type 

Torre de Hercules

: Roman lighthouse on the peninsula of the city of La Coruna.

2- type 

Tuy (Tui)

: Nice town on the border of Spain and Portugal at the Minho river with the cathedral as the tourist highlight.



3- type 

Lugo

: Cultural highlight is the total walled city from the Roman period (3rd century) with 71 towers.

4- type 

Cíes-islands

: Consisting of the islands of Faro, Monteagudo and San Martino with beautiful white sandy beaches and bays.

5- type 

Cabo Ortegal

: The northernmost tip of Spain in the form of a cape in a desolate rocky landscape.

6- type 

Cathedral of Santiago de Compostella

: This beautiful building is the ultimate goal for many hikers (pilgrims).

7- type 

Aquarium Finisterrae

: Aquarium of Coruña directly on the coast (costa).

The weather and climate

1) Current weather in Santiago (temperature, precipitation).



2) Weather forecast Santiago de Compostela

3) Weather forecast for tomorrow (meteo online - spanish radar for precipitation): see left.

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General Information Galicia

population: 2.772.533 (6,1%, 5e)
density (people/km2): 94 (10e)
area (km2): 29.574 (5,8%, 7e)
cities: A Coruña, Vigo, Lugo, Pontevedra
sun hours in winter: 3
sun hours in summer: 8
tourism (%): 4,5 (7e)
bed places per km2: 2,0 (10e)
landscape: rias, coast, green hills
highest elevation point: Trevinca 2.127 meter
News from Galicia.


Spanish news

Youtube Galicia video - motion pictures



Land use Galicia

 Forest   15042 km2 
 53% 
 Other nature   9603 km2 
 34% 
 Agriculture   2997 km2 
 11% 
 Grassland   334 km2 
 1% 
 Water   318 km2 
 1% 
 Urban area   168 km2 
 1% 

Climate: Mean temperature (°C) and Precipitaion (mm)

Weather forecast  



Weather Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle