A Coruña

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Corunna

A Coruña (in Galician)
La Coruña (in Spaingie)
Coat of airms o Corunna
Coat airms
Eik-name(s): 
A cidade de cristal (The Glass Ceety)
Motto(s): 
A Coruña, a cidade onde ninguén é forasteiro
(A Coruña, the ceety whaur naebouk is a stranger)
Corunna is locatit 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
KintraSpain
Autonomous
commonty
Galicie
ProvinceA Coruña
ComarcaA Coruña
ParishesA Coruña, Elviña, Oza, San Cristovo das Viñas, Visma
Govrenment
 • TeepMayor-cooncil
 • BodiConcello de A Coruña
(Cooncil o A Coruña)
 • MayorXulio Ferreiro (Marea Atlántica)
Area
 • Municipality37.83 km2 (14.61 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Municipality244,850
 • Density6613/km2 (17,130/sq mi)
 • Metro
419,800
Demonym(s)Corunnan
coruñés, coruñesa (gl/es)
Time zoneCET (GMT +1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (GMT +2)
Postcode
15001-15011
Area code(s)+34 981
Websitewww.coruna.es

A Coruña (Inglis /ə kˈrn.jə/; Galician: [a koˈɾuɲa] (offeecial name); Spaingie: La Coruña [la koˈɾuɲa]; still whiles 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[2][3] 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. . Instituto Nacional de Estadística. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |1= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. "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.
  3. "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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