Vigo

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Vigo
Vigo panoramico.jpg
Flag of Vigo
Flag
Coat of arms of Vigo
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
The Olive City
Vigo is located in Spain
Vigo
Vigo
Location within Spain
Vigo is located in Galicia
Vigo
Vigo
Location within Galicia
Vigo is located in Province of Pontevedra
Vigo
Vigo
Location within the Province of Pontevedra
Coordinates: 42°13′53″N 8°42′45″W / 42.231356°N 8.712447°W / 42.231356; -8.712447Coordinates: 42°13′53″N 8°42′45″W / 42.231356°N 8.712447°W / 42.231356; -8.712447
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityGalicia
ProvincePontevedra
Government
 • TypeAyuntamiento
 • BodyConcello de Vigo
 • MayorAbel Caballero (PSdeG-PSOE)
Area
 • Municipality109.1 km2 (42.1 sq mi)
Elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Municipality293,642
 • Density2,700/km2 (7,000/sq mi)
 • Metro
481,268
Demonym(s)Vigoan
vigués (m), viguesa (f)
olívico (m), olívica (f)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
36200-36392
Area code(s)+34 986
Websitehoxe.vigo.org

Vigo is an industrial city and a municipality in the province of Pontevedra, within the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. It is on the Atlantic Ocean.

It is the second largest city by population in Galicia, after A Coruña.[2]

The city has an area of 109.06 square kilometres (42.11 sq mi) and 295,364 people lived here in 2019, is the most populous municipality in Galicia.

References[change | change source]

  1. Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  2. "A Coruña es la localidad con más habitantes de Galicia, por encima de Vigo". El Español (in Spanish). 9 June 2020.