Galicie (commonty)

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Banner o Galicia
Coat-of-arms of Galicia
Coat airms
Anthem: Os Pinos
Coordinates: 42°30′N 8°06′W / 42.5°N 8.1°W / 42.5; -8.1
CaipitalSantiago de Compostela
Lairgest ceetyVigo
ProvincesA Coruña, Lugo, Ourense, an Pontevedra
 • TeepDevolvit govrenment in a constitutional monarchy
 • BodiXunta de Galicia
 • PresesAlberto Núñez Feijóo (PPdeG)
 • Total29574.4 km2 (11,418.7 sq mi)
Area rank7t (5.8% o Spain)
 • Total2,778,913
 • Rank5t (6% o Spain)
 • Density94/km2 (240/sq mi)
galego (m), galega (f)
gallego (m), gallega (f)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166-2
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)
WebsiteXunta de Galicia

Galicie (Spainish: Galicia, [ɡaˈliθja]; Galician: [ɡaˈliθjɐ], also Galiza, [ɡaˈliθɐ]) 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. Archived frae the original on 17 October 2019. Retrieved 19 Julie 2012.
  3. "Límites e posición xeográfica". Instituto Galego de Estatística. Archived frae the original on 4 Julie 2020. Retrieved 19 Julie 2012.

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