Palas de Rei

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Palas de Rei
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 commontyGalicie
ProvinceLugo
ComarcaA Ulloa
Govrenment
 • MayorFernando Alfredo Pensado Barbeira
Area
 • Total199.68 km2 (77.10 sq mi)
Elevation
534 m (1,752 ft)
Population
 (2009)
 • Tot3,678
 • Density18/km2 (48/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Palenses
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
27200
Dialin code982
WabsteidOffeecial 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.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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