A Coruña Province

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A Coruña
Coat of arms of A Coruña
Coat of arms
Location of the Province of A Coruña within Spain
Location of the Province of A Coruña within Spain
Coordinates: 43°22′N 8°24′W / 43.37°N 8.40°W / 43.37; -8.40Coordinates: 43°22′N 8°24′W / 43.37°N 8.40°W / 43.37; -8.40
Country Spain
Autonomous community Galicia
CapitalA Coruña
Government
 • BodyDeputación da Coruña
 • President of the DeputaciónValentín González Formoso (Socialists' Party of Galicia)
Area
 • Total7,950 km2 (3,070 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total1,121,484
 • Rank10th
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Coruñés (m), Coruñesa (f)
Postal code
15---
ISO 3166 codeES-C
Parliament24 deputies (out of 75)
Congress9 deputies (out of 350)
Senate4 senators (out of 264)
Websitehttp://www.dicoruna.es/

A Coruña (Galician: [ɐ koˈɾuɲɐ]; Spanish: La Coruña [la koˈɾuɲa]; historical English: Corunna)[2] is the most northwestern Atlantic-facing province of Spain. It is one of the four provinces which make up the autonomous community of Galicia. This province is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and north. The Pontevedra Province surrounds it to the south and the Lugo Province to the east.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2.  Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Corunna (province)" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 7 (Eleventh ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 208.