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Province o Lugo

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Provincia de Lugo
Province o Lugo
Banner o Lugo
Coat of airms o Lugo
Coat airms
Kintra Spain
Autonomous commontyGalicia
 • BodiDiputación de Lugo
 • PresesJosé Ramón Gómez Besteiro (Socialist Pairty o Galicie)
 • Total9,856 km2 (3,805 sq mi)
Area rank25th
 • Total355,549
 • Rank37t
Demonym(s)Lugués (m), Luguesa (f)
Postal code
ISO 3166 codeES-LU
Pairlament15 deputies (oot o 75)
Congress4 deputies (oot o 350)
Senate4 senators (oot o 264)

Lugo is a province o northwastren Spain, in the northeastren pairt o the autonomous commonty o Galicie. It is bordered bi the provinces o Ourense, Pontevedra, an A Coruña, the principality o Asturias, the State o León, an in the north bi the Cantabrie Sea (Bay o Biscay).

The population is 356,595 (2006), o whom a quairter live in the caipital Lugo. The caipital ceety wis a auncient Celtic dounset namit in honour o the god Lugh (see Lyon), later Laitinisit as Lucus Augusti, an which became ane o the three main important Galicie-Roman centres alangside Braccara Augusta an Asturica Augusta (modren Braga an Astorga respectively). The province haes 67 municipalities.

Leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

The vast majority o fowk hae a common leid which is Galicie. Some fowk, especially the aulder generation, are monolingual an anerly speak Galicie. Thare are anerly a few fowk bilingual in Galicie an Castilian o the little ower 10,000 inhabitants. Even in the caipital, the vitality o the Galicie leid in conversation is vera strang.

They speak several variants o Galicie in the province o Lugo. They hae the characteristics o being the closest tae León isoglosses an tharefore the Castilian leid an aw. So they hae some grammatical an phonetic signs that are mistakenly considered influences o the Castilian or Leonese leids. Housomeivver, the leid o Galicie in Lugo, especially in nan-coastal auries, is probably the maist genuine in Galicia, due tae amaist no historic pressur o Castilian exercisit on the landwart population.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Estuars[eedit | eedit soorce]

The estuars o the Lugo province are pairt o the Atlas estuars. Frae wast tae east they are:

  • Barquero estuar
  • Vivero estuar
  • Foz estuar
  • Ribadeo estuar

Rivers[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Miño river
  • Sil river
  • Landro river
  • Ouro river
  • Masmo river
Toun/Ceety Inhabitants
1-Lugo 96.678
2-Monforte de Lemos 19.546
3-Viveiro 16.238
4-Vilalba 15.437
5-Sarria 13.508
6-Ribadeo 9.983
7-Foz 9.970
8-Burela 9.381
9-Chantada 9.014
10-Guitiriz 5.896

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Coordinates: 43°00′N 7°30′W / 43.000°N 7.500°W / 43.000; -7.500