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Corunna
A Coruña (Galicie)
La Coruña (Spaingie)
Municipality
Top: Hercules Touer. 2nd: tramwey (left),  Ceety Haw (richt). 3rd: Dársena Deportiva yacht marina. 4t row: A Coruña Marine Control Touer (left) San Antón Paseo watterfront aurie (richt). 5t: Panorama o A Coruña ceety centre an Orzán Beach. Bottom: Estadio Riazor .
Top: Hercules Touer.
2nd: tramwey (left), Ceety Haw (richt).
3rd: Dársena Deportiva yacht marina.
4t row: A Coruña Marine Control Touer (left) San Antón Paseo watterfront aurie (richt).
5t: Panorama o A Coruña ceety centre an Orzán Beach.
Bottom: Estadio Riazor .
Coat o airms o Corunna
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): A cidade de cristal (The Glass Ceety)
Motto: A Coruña, a cidade onde ninguén é forasteiro
(A Coruña, the ceety whaur naebouk is a stranger)
Corunna is located in Spain
Corunna
Corunna
Location o A Coruña athin Spain
Coordinates: 43°21′54″N 8°24′36″W / 43.365°N 8.410°W / 43.365; -8.410Coordinates: 43°21′54″N 8°24′36″W / 43.365°N 8.410°W / 43.365; -8.410
Kintra Spain
Autonomous
commonty
Galicie
Province A Coruña
Comarca A Coruña
Parishes A Coruña, Elviña, Oza, San Cristovo das Viñas, Visma
Govrenment
 • Teep Mayor-cooncil
 • Bouk Concello de A Coruña
(Cooncil o A Coruña)
 • Mayor Xulio Ferreiro (Marea Atlántica)
Aurie
 • Municipality 37.83 km2 (14.61 sq mi)
Population (2008)INE
 • Municipality 246,056
 • Density 6,613/km2 (17,130/sq mi)
 • Metro 419,800
Demonym(s) Corunnan
coruñés, coruñesa (gl/es)
Time zone CET (GMT +1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +2) (UTC)
Postcode 15001-15011
Aurie code(s) +34 981
Wabsteid www.coruna.es

A Coruña (Inglis /ə kˈrn.jə/; Galician: [a koˈɾuɲa] (official name); Spaingie: La Coruña [la koˈɾuɲa]; still sometimes kent as Corunna /kəˈrʌnə/ in Inglis, an archaically as The Groyne) is a ceety an municipality o Galicie, Spain. It is the seicont-lairgest ceety in the autonomous commonty an seiventeent oweraw in the kintra. The ceety is the provincial caipital o the province o the same name, haein servit as poleetical caipital o the Kinrick o Galicie[1][2] frae the 16t tae the 19t hunderyears, an as a regional admeenistrative centre atween 1833 an 1982, afore bein replacit bi Santiago de Compostela.

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A Coruña is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "La Coruña, capital militar y administrativa del Reino..." de Artaza, Manuel María (1998). Rey, reino y representación: la Junta General del Reino de Galicia (1599–1834). Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. p. 71. ISBN 978-84-00-07779-2. 
  2. "The city of Corunna, Armory, Capital, and Head of the Kingdom of Galicia..." (1748), in Vigo Trasancos, Alfredo (1998). "El capitán general Pedro Martín Cermeño y el Reino de Galicia". Semata Ciencias Socias e Humanidades. 10: 177. Retrieved 9 October 2011. 

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