Ferrol

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Ferrol
Municipality
Ferrol Port
Ferrol Port
Flag of Ferrol
Flag
Coat of arms of Ferrol
Coat of arms
Ferrol is located in Province of A Coruña
Ferrol
Ferrol
Location of Ferrol within Galicia
Ferrol is located in Spain
Ferrol
Ferrol
Ferrol (Spain)
Coordinates: 43°28′N 8°15′W / 43.467°N 8.250°W / 43.467; -8.250Coordinates: 43°28′N 8°15′W / 43.467°N 8.250°W / 43.467; -8.250
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityGalicia
ProvinceA Coruña
ComarcaFerrol
Fishing Village1st century BC
Christian Outpost8th century
Royal Arsenal16th century
Royal Dockyard18th century
ParishesBrión, A Cabana, Covas, Doniños, Esmelle, Ferrol, A Graña, Leixa, Mandiá, Marmancón, A Mariña, Trasancos, Serantes
Government
 • TypeMayor-council
 • BodyConcello de Ferrol
 • MayorJorge Suárez (Ferrol en Común)
Area
 • Total81.9 km2 (31.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total66,799
 • Density820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)ferrolan (m), ferrolana (f)
Time zoneCET (GMT +1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (GMT +2)
Postcode
15401–15406
Area code(s)+34 981
Websitehttp://www.ferrol.es/

Ferrol (In the neighbourhood of Strabo's Cape Nerium,[2] modern day Cape Prior[3][4][5][6]) (Galician pronunciation: [feˈrɔl]), is a city in the Province of A Coruña in Galicia, on the Atlantic coast in north-western Spain. According to the 2014 census, the city has a population of 70,389.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. Jones, Horace Leonard (1949). The Geography Of Strabo Vol.2. pp. 7–8.
  3. Jones, Horace Leonard (1949). The Geography Of Strabo Vol.2. p. 69.
  4. Ptolemaeus, Claudius (100–170). "Atlas - Claudius Ptolemaeus Geographia - Ancient Geography - EuropaeIiTab.hispania". archive.org. Retrieved 2018-03-20.CS1 maint: date format (link)
  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature. Archibald Constable. 1823. p. 484.
  6. Prévost, abbé; Gmelin, Johann Georg (1746). Histoire générale des voyages, ou nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre, qui ont été publiées jusqu'à present dans les différentes langues de toutes les nations connues ... Tome premier [-vingtième]. John Carter Brown Library. A Paris, : chez Didot ... p. 36.