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image photo of the flag of Pontevedra
Tourist map of Pontevedra (clickable): scale 1cm=7,5 km
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1- type 

Pontevedra

: City on a Ría without many highlights but with religious monuments (Iglesia de la peregrina) in the car-free center of town.

2- type 

Vigo

: Largest and most modern city in Galicia with few monuments but some museums. Known nautical center for the Rias Baixas area.



3- type 

Tui

: City separated from the border with Portugal by the river Miño and connected by a bridge of Gustave Eiffel. The center offers an intimate atmosphere, on top of the hill stands a cathedral which look more like a fortress.

4- type 

Cíes Islands

: Very beautiful island group in the Rias Baixas. In 2007 the beach of the island Monteagudo was voted as the most beautiful beach in the world. Boats from Vigo go in the season to the islands.

5- type 

O Grove

: Peninsula with many luxury hotels, the island A Toxa is known for a church covered with large shells and is connected by a bridge.

The weather and climate

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



2) Weather forecast Pontevedra

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

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General Information Pontevedra

population: 947.639 (2,1%, 15e)
density (people/km2): 211 (9e)
area (km2): 4.495 (0,8%, 45e)
cities: Vigo
sun hours in winter: 4
sun hours in summer: 10
tourism (%): 1,6 (18e)
bed places per km2: 4,7 (11e)
landscape: rias, coast, hills
highest elevation point: Faro 1.187 meter
News from Pontevedra.


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Youtube Pontevedra video - motion pictures



Land use Pontevedra

 Forest   2994 km2 
 71% 
 Other nature   853 km2 
 20% 
 Agriculture   300 km2 
 7% 
 Grassland   13 km2 
 0% 
 Water   10 km2 
 0% 
 Urban area   57 km2 
 1% 

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

Weather forecast  



Weather Pontevedra