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Santiago de Compostela

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Santiago de Compostela is located in Spain
Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela
Location o Santiago de Compostela athin Spain
Coordinates: 42°52′50″N 8°32′47″W / 42.880447°N 8.546303°W / 42.880447; -8.546303Coordinates: 42°52′50″N 8°32′47″W / 42.880447°N 8.546303°W / 42.880447; -8.546303
Country Spain
Region Galicie
Province A Coruña
Coonty Santiago
Parishes Aríns, Bando, A Barciela, Busto, O Carballal, O Castiñeiriño, Cesar, Conxo, O Eixo, A Enfesta, Fecha, Figueiras, Fontiñas, Grixoa, Laraño, Marantes, Marrozos, Nemenzo, A Peregrina, Sabugueira, San Caetano, San Lázaro, San Paio, Santa Cristina de Fecha, Santiago de Compostela, Sar, Verdía, Vidán, Villestro, Vista Alegre
Government
 • Type Mayor-cooncil
 • Body Concello de Santiago
 • Mayor Gerardo Conde Roa (PP)
Area
 • Total 220 km2 (80 sq mi)
Elevation 260 m (850 ft)
Population (2009)INE
 • Total 95,092
 • Density 428.81/km2 (1,110.6/sq mi)
Demonym Santiagan
santiagués (m), santiaguesa (f)
compostelano (m), compostelana (f)
picheleiro (m), picheleira (f)
Time zone CET (GMT +1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +2) (UTC)
Area code(s) +34
Website www.santiagodecompostela.org

Santiago de Compostela (Galician: [santiˈaɣo ðe komposˈtɛla], Spanish: [sanˈtjaɣo ðe komposˈtela]) is the capital 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.

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Santiago de Compostela is twinned wi:

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Notes
  1. Prefeitura.Sp - Descentralized Cooperation[deid airtin]
  2. "International Relations - São Paulo City Hall - Official Sister Cities". Prefeitura.sp.gov.br. Retrieved 2011-07-10. 
  3. Hispaniola wis unner the rule o the Dominican Order an Order o Alcántara, therefore, the name o Santiago as a ceety in the Dominican Republic coud be appleed later