Palas de Rei

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Palas de Rei
Municipality
Kirk o Santiago de Albá.
Kirk o Santiago de Albá.
Coat o airms o Palas de Rei
Coat o airms
Palas de Rei is locatit in Spain
Palas de Rei
Palas de Rei
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 42°52′25″N 7°52′10″W / 42.87361°N 7.86944°W / 42.87361; -7.86944
Kintra  Spain
Autonomous commonty Galicie
Province Lugo
Comarca A Ulloa
Govrenment
 • Mayor Fernando Alfredo Pensado Barbeira
Aurie
 • Total 199.68 km2 (77.10 sq mi)
Elevation 534 m (1,752 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Tot 3,678
 • Density 18/km2 (48/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Palenses
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 27200
Dialin code 982
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid

Palas de Rei is a toun in the province o Lugo, Galicie in northwastren Spain. It belangs tae the comarca o A Ulloa.

Accordin tae the INE, the population wis 3,268 inhabitants.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The history o Palas de Rei appears closely linkit tae militar cultur, which retains mony o the airchaeological remains (dolmens an forts) frae a remote dounset. Accordin tae tradeetion, the ceety awes its name "Pallatium regis" tae the palace o the Visigothic keeng Witiza, who reigned atween 702 an 710. In Palas, Witiza wad hae killed the Duke o Galiciee, Favila, faither o Don Pelayo.

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