Pontevedra (Galician: [ˌponteˈβɛ.ðɾa], Spanish: [ponteˈβeðɾa]) is a Spanish city in the north-west of the Iberian Peninsula. It is the capital of both the Comarca (County) and Province of Pontevedra, and of the Rias Baixas in Galicia. It is also the…
Moaña is a municipality of 18,709 inhabitants located in Galicia, Spain in the province of Pontevedra. It is one of the five municipalities with Bueu, Cangas do Morrazo, Marin and Vilaboa that forms the peninsula of O Morrazo. This peninsula separates the Ria of Vigo from the Ria of Pontevedra. The coast of Moaña has several beaches and the area combines tourism with traditional seafood production. The surrounding sea contains sea farms where mussels, oysters and other species are cultivated and it is an idyllic place for practicing sea sports activities. The Strait of Rande, where the Rande Bridge now connects Moaña with the municipality of Redondela, was the scene of the Battle of Vigo Bay (or Battle of Rande). Moaña has developed a significant cultural life with the highlights of this being the Interceltic Festival of Morrazo, the Week of Carnival and numerous other local feasts. Social movements were relevant in Moaña in the first half of the 20th century where the presence of the CNT (National Confederation of Labour) was significant.
Latitude: 42° 16' 59.99" N
Longitude: -8° 45' 0.00" W
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The Estadio Municipal de Balaídos (Galician pronunciation: [balaˈiðos], "Balaídos Municipal Stadium") is the home of La Liga club Celta Vigo.
The Battle of Vigo Bay, also known as the Battle of Rande (Galician: A Batalla de Rande; Spanish: Batalla de Rande) was a naval engagement fought on 23 October 1702 during the opening years of the War of the Spanish Succession. The engagement follow…
The Cíes Islands are an archipelago off the coast of Pontevedra in Galicia (Spain), in the mouth of the Ría de Vigo. They belong to the parish of San Francisco de Afora, in the municipality of Vigo.
The Ons Island (Galician: Illa de Ons; Spanish: Isla de Ons) is the main island of a small archipelago in the coast of Pontevedra in Galiza.
Vigo Airport (IATA: VGO, ICAO: LEVX) is 8 km (5.0 mi) east from the centre of Vigo, and is situated in the municipalities of Redondela, Vigo and Mos, Spain.
Salceda de Caselas is a municipality in Galicia, Spain, in the province of Pontevedra.
Marín is a municipality in Galicia, Spain in the province of Pontevedra. This town is where the Spanish Navy was settled. It was established as the “Escuela Naval Militar de Oficiales (Naval Academy for Officers).
The Atlantic Islands of Galicia National Park (Galician: Parque Nacional das Illas Atlánticas de Galicia, Spanish: Parque Nacional de las Islas Atlánticas de Galicia) is the only national park located in the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. I…
Poio is a municipality in Galicia, Spain in the province of Pontevedra. Poio is located in the North shore of the Ria de Pontevedra, between Sanxenxo and the provincial capital, Pontevedra.
O Porriño is a municipality in Galicia, Spain in the province of Pontevedra.
The Rande Bridge (Galician: Ponte de Rande, Spanish: Puente de Rande) is a cable-stayed bridge near Vigo, Spain.
Ponteareas is town and municipality in the province of Pontevedra, in Spain
Cambados is a municipality in Galicia, Spain in the province of Pontevedra.
The PSA Vigo plant (Centro de Vigo de PSA Peugeot Citroën) is a Spanish car manufacturing and assembly plant owned by the French car company PSA Peugeot Citroën.
O Grove (Galician), Ogrobe (Galician alternative) is a municipality belonging to the province of Pontevedra, in Galicia, Spain.
The Ría de Arousa is a ria, a saline estuary, that forms a firth situated on Galicia, Spain. It is one of the five Rías Baixas. The Ría de Arousa estuary is the largest of the estuaries of Galicia. It is part of the Rias Baixas and is located betwee…
Mondariz is a town and municipality in the province of Pontevedra in Galicia, Spain.