Galicia

Galicia is both an "autonomous community" and a "historical nation" in northwestern . The capital is . Galicia is a coastal region well known for its mild climate and distinct geography, with many peninsulas and rías giving the region a long coastline and a strong relationship to the sea.
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is the capital city of Galicia, , and one of the most important places in Catholicism because it is reputed to be the place where St. Photo: Lmbuga, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is in Galicia, northwestern . The city is well known for its historic Roman walls which circle the old town, reaching a height of almost 15 metres - they are still in excellent condition, and remain completely intact. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the second most populous city in Galicia, and capital of its own province. Photo: Tomás Fano, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is an industrial city of almost 295,000 people in Galicia, . Photo: Edu, CC BY 2.0.

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is beautifully picturesque and unsurpassed in its province for its historical importance. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

is a town of 17,000 people in Galicia on the right bank of the Miño River, facing the Portuguese town of Valença. Photo: Lmbuga, CC BY-SA 2.5 es.

is a town 20 km south of in Galicia, . Photo: Alma, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town of 4,700 people in Galicia. is believed by many people to be the most western point of Europe, and the alternative finishing point for the Camino de Santiago. Photo: Estevoaei, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town of about 5,000 people in Galicia. Photo: Lmbuga, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a coastal town of 10,700 people in Galicia, in the heart of the Rías Baixas. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a town of about 10,000 people in Galicia. is an old harbour town whose traditional economy, like that of most harbour towns, is based on fishing. Photo: Lmbuga, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a village in Galicia. Photo: Vargtimmen, CC BY-SA 3.0 es.

Galicia

Latitude of center
42.6195° or 42° 37' 10.1" north
Longitude of center
-7.8631° or 7° 51' 47.2" west
Population
2,800,000
Elevation
576 metres (1890 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1099011107
Geo­Names ID
3336902
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Galisya
  • Afar: Galisiya
  • Afrikaans: Galicië
  • Afrikaans: Galisië
  • Albanian: Galicia
  • Amharic: ጋሊስያ
  • Arabic: Galicia
  • Arabic: جاليسيا
  • Arabic: جليقية
  • Arabic: منطقة غاليسيا
  • Aragonese: Galicia
  • Armenian: Գալիսիա
  • Arpitan: Galice
  • Asturian: Galicia
  • Azerbaijani: Qalisiya
  • Basque: Galizia
  • Bavarian: Galicien
  • Belarusian: Галісія
  • Bengali: গালিথিয়া
  • Bosnian: Galicija
  • Breton: Galiza
  • Bulgarian: Галисия
  • Catalan: Galiza
  • Catalan: Galícia
  • Cebuano: Galicia
  • Central Kurdish: گالیسیا
  • Chechen: Галиси
  • Chinese: Galicia
  • Chinese: 加利西亚
  • Chinese: 加利西亞
  • Chinese: 加里西亚
  • Cornish: Galisi
  • Corsican: Galizia
  • Crimean Tatar: Galisiya
  • Croatian: Galicija, Španjolska
  • Croatian: Galicija
  • Czech: Galicie
  • Danish: Galicien
  • Dimli (individual language): Galiçya
  • Dutch: Galicie
  • Dutch: Galicië
  • Egyptian Arabic: جاليسيا
  • English: Galicia (Spain)
  • English: Galiza
  • Esperanto: Galegio
  • Estonian: Galicia
  • Extremaduran: Galicia
  • Finnish: Galicia
  • French: Galice
  • Galician: Galicia
  • Galician: Galiza
  • Georgian: გალისია
  • German: Galicien
  • Greek: Γαλικία
  • Guarani: Galicia
  • Haitian: Galisiya
  • Hakka Chinese: Kâ-li-sî-â
  • Hausa: Galicia
  • Hebrew: גליסיה
  • Hindi: गलिशिया
  • Hungarian: Galicia
  • Icelandic: Galisía
  • Ido: Galisia
  • Igbo: Galisa
  • Indonesian: Galisia
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Gallecia
  • Interlingue: Galicia
  • Irish: An Ghailís
  • Irish: Comunidade Autónoma de Galicia
  • Irish: Galicia
  • Italian: Galizia
  • Japanese: ガリシア
  • Japanese: ガリシア地方
  • Japanese: ガリシア州
  • Japanese: ガリシア自治州
  • Javanese: Galicia
  • Kabardian: Галисиэ
  • Kabyle: Galisya
  • Kara-Kalpak: Galisiya
  • Karachay-Balkar: Галисия
  • Kashubian: Galicia
  • Kazakh: Галисия
  • Kirghiz: Галисия
  • Korean: 갈리시아 지방
  • Kurdish: Galîsya
  • Ladino: Galizia
  • Latin: Gallaecia
  • Latvian: Galisija
  • Ligurian: Galissia
  • Limburgan: Galicië
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Galisia
  • Lithuanian: Galisija
  • Lombard: Galissia
  • Luxembourgish: Galicien
  • Macedonian: Галиција
  • Malay: Galicia
  • Manx: Yn Ghaleesh, y Spaainey
  • Manx: Yn Ghaleesh
  • Maori: Galicia
  • Marathi: गालिसिया
  • Mazanderani: گالیسیا
  • Min Nan Chinese: Galicia
  • Mirandese: Galízia
  • Mongolian: Галиси
  • Northern Frisian: Galicien
  • Northern Luri: گالیسیا
  • Norwegian: Galicia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Galicia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Galicia i Spania
  • Novial: Galicia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Galícia
  • Ossetian: Галиси
  • Pampanga: Galicia
  • Persian: گالیسیا
  • Piemontese: Galissia
  • Polish: Galicia
  • Polish: Galicja
  • Portuguese: A Galiza
  • Portuguese: Galiza
  • Portuguese: Galícia
  • Quechua: Galisya
  • Romanian: Galicia
  • Russian: Галисия
  • Russian: Галиция
  • Samogitian: Galėsėjė
  • Sardinian: Galicia
  • Saterfriesisch: Galicien
  • Scots: Galicie
  • Scottish Gaelic: Galicia
  • Serbian: Галиција
  • Serbo-Croatian: Galicija
  • Sicilian: Galizzia
  • Slovak: Galícia
  • Slovenian: Galicija
  • South Azerbaijani: قالیسیا
  • Spanish: Comunidad Autónoma de Galicia
  • Spanish: Galicia
  • Spanish: Galiza
  • Swahili: Galicia (Spain)
  • Swedish: Galicien
  • Swiss German: Galicien
  • Tagalog: Galicia
  • Tamil: கலீசியா
  • Tatar: Галисия
  • Telugu: గలిసియా
  • Thai: แคว้นกาลิเซีย
  • Tosk Albanian: Galicien
  • Turkish: Galiçya, İspanya
  • Turkish: Galiçya
  • Ukrainian: Галісія
  • Upper Sorbian: Galicija
  • Urdu: گالیسیا
  • Uzbek: Galisiya
  • Venetian: Gałisia
  • Venetian: Gałìsia
  • Vietnamese: Galicia
  • Võro: Galiitsia
  • Waray (Philippines): Galicia
  • Welsh: Galisia
  • Western Frisian: Galysje
  • Western Mari: Галиси
  • Western Panjabi: گالیسیا
  • Western Panjabi: گالیکیا
  • Wu Chinese: 加利西亚
  • Yue Chinese: 加利西亞
  • 갈리시아주

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