Galicie (Spain)

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Galicia
Banner o Galicia
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Coat-of-arms of Galicia
Coat o airms
Anthem: Os Pinos
Localización de Galicia.svg
Coordinates: 42°30′N 8°06′W / 42.5°N 8.1°W / 42.5; -8.1
KintraSpain
CaipitalSantiago de Compostela
Lairgest ceetyVigo
ProvincesA Coruña, Lugo, Ourense, an Pontevedra
Govrenment
 • TeepDevolvit govrenment in a constitutional monarchy
 • BodiXunta de Galicia
 • PresesAlberto Núñez Feijóo (PPdeG)
Area
 • Total29,574.4 km2 (11,418.7 sq mi)
Aurie rank7t (5.8% o Spain)
Population
 (2012)
 • Tot2,778,913
 • Rank5t (6% o Spain)
 • Density94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Galicie
galego (m), galega (f)
gallego (m), gallega (f)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166-2
ES-GA
Aurie code+34 98-
Statute o Autonomy1936
28 Aprile 1981
Offeecial leidsGalicie an Spaingie
Patron sauntSt. James (Santiago o Maior)
Pairlament75 deputies
Congress25 deputies (oot o 350)
Senate19 senators (oot o 264)
WabsteidXunta de Galicia

Galicie (Spaingie: Galicia, Inglis Listeni/ɡəˈlɪsiə/, /ɡəˈlɪʃə/; Galician: [ɡaˈliθja] or [ħa'lisi.a]; Spaingie: [ɡaˈliθja]) is an autonomous commonty in northwast Spain, wi the offeecial status o a nationality.[1] It comprises the provinces o A Coruña, Lugo, Ourense an Pontevedra, being bordered bi Portugal tae the sooth, the autonomous commonties o Castile an León an Asturias tae the east, the Atlantic Ocean tae the wast, an the Bay o Biscay tae the north. It haes a population in 2012 o 2,778,913,[2] an haes a total aurie o 29,574 km2 (11,419 sq mi). Galicia haes ower 1,660 km (1,030 mi) o coastline, [3] includin its affshore islands an islets, amang them Cíes Islands, Ons, Sálvora, Cortegada, an —the lairgest an the maist populatit ane— Arousa Island.

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  1. "Galicia, a historic nationality, constitutes itself as an autonomous community for accessing to its self-government", "Galicia, nacionalidade histórica, constitúese en Comunidade Autónoma para acceder ó seu autogoberno" Statute of Autonomy of Galicia (1981), 1.
  2. "Instituto Galego de Estatística". Instituto Galego de Estatística. Retrieved 19 July 2012. 
  3. "Límites e posición xeográfica". Instituto Galego de Estatística. Retrieved 19 July 2012. 

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