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Portal to Europe:General facts and figures country Spain.




image photo of the flag of Ourense
Tourist map of Ourense (clickable): scale 1cm=10 km
La Coruña León Lugo Ourense Pontevedra Zamora Tourist map of Ourense

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1- type 

Ourense

: City of Roman origin with a medieval quarter. The top attractions are Ponte Vella, the cathedral and town hall. Also, the city is known for its carnival.

2- type 

Verín

: Town known for its wine, sources, the castle and the Monterrei carnival.



3- type 

Monasterio de Santo Estevo de Ribas de Sil

: Beautiful old monastery, now a parador. Ideal for an overnight stop at a round trip through Galicia or the nortwest of Spain.

4- type 

Monastery of Oseira

: Also known as the Galician El Escorial. The large monastery complex is surrounded by woods founded by Cistercians in the 12th century.

5- type 

Celanova

: The monastery of San Salvador (Benedictine) is located in a well preserved city center. The town is located in the south of the province of Ourense.

The weather and climate

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



2) Weather forecast Ourense

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

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General Information Ourense

population: 336.926 (0,7%, 39e)
density (people/km2): 46 (31e)
area (km2): 7.273 (1,4%, 36e)
cities: Verín, Ribadavia, Allariz
sun hours in winter: 3
sun hours in summer: 9
tourism (%): 0,5 (40e)
bed places per km2: 0,8 (33e)
landscape: green hills, mountains, rivers
highest elevation point: Trevinca 2.127 meter
News from Ourense.


Spanish news

Youtube Ourense video - motion pictures



Land use Ourense

 Forest   3426 km2 
 47% 
 Other nature   2927 km2 
 40% 
 Agriculture   476 km2 
 7% 
 Grassland   235 km2 
 3% 
 Water   178 km2 
 2% 
 Urban area   22 km2 
 0% 

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

Weather forecast  



Weather Orense