Galicie (Spain)

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Galicia
Autonomous Commonty

Flag
Coat-of-arms of Galicia
Coat of arms
Anthem: Os Pinos
Coordinates: 42°30′N 8°06′W / 42.5°N 8.1°W / 42.5; -8.1
Kintra Spain
Caipital Santiago de Compostela
Lairgest ceety Vigo
Provinces A Coruña, Lugo, Ourense, an Pontevedra
Government
 • Type Devolvit govrenment in a constitutional monarchy
 • Body Xunta de Galicia
 • Preses Alberto Núñez Feijóo (PPdeG)
Area
 • Total 29,574.4 km2 (11,418.7 sq mi)
Area rank 7t (5.8% o Spain)
Population (2012)
 • Total 2,778,913
 • Rank 5t (6% of Spain)
 • Density 94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Demonym Galicie
galego (m), galega (f)
gallego (m), gallega (f)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166-2 ES-GA
Aurie code +34 98-
Statute o Autonomy 1936
28 Aprile 1981
Offeecial leids Galicie an Spainyie
Patron saunt St. James (Santiago o Maior)
Parliament 75 deputies
Congress 25 deputies (oot o 350)
Senate 19 senators (oot o 264)
Website Xunta de Galicia

Galicie (Spainyie: Galicia, Inglis Listeni/ɡəˈlɪsiə/, /ɡəˈlɪʃə/; Galician: [ɡaˈliθja] or [ħa'lisi.a]; Spanish: [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 Spainyie 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. [all&C=0[all]&F=&S= "Límites e posición xeográfica"]. Instituto Galego de Estatística. Retrieved 19 July 2012. 

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