Green Spain

The northern half of is also a part of Green Spain. Forget the Spanish stereotypes of bullfighting, flamenco dancers, and sunwashed beaches — with its Celtic heritage, bagpipe players, and often rainy weather, Green Spain is more akin to than the rest of the country.

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You can visit the city by car, on foot, by bicycle through its bike lanes or by Segway, personal transport with autobalance.

has some 180,000 inhabitants and is on the ocean.

is the capital city of , , and one of the most important places in Catholicism because it is reputed to be the place where St.


, officially the Principality of , is a region in the north of .

You can surf at the beaches of Somo, Los Locos in Suances near Torrelavega and Meron in San Vicente de la Barquera.

was one of the central points for Western European Megalithic Culture, and physical remains are still visible today.

Green Spain

  • Location:  , ,
  • Latitude of center:  42° 35' 7.6" (42.5854°) north
  • Longitude of center:  5° 55' 57.4" (5.9326°) west
  • Wikidata:  Green Spain

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