A Lama

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Concello de A Lama
Municipality
Location of A Lama within Galicia
Location of A Lama within Galicia
Coordinates: 42°23′28″N 8°26′38″W / 42.391°N 8.444°W / 42.391; -8.444Coordinates: 42°23′28″N 8°26′38″W / 42.391°N 8.444°W / 42.391; -8.444
Parroquias ?
Population (INE 2007)
 • Total 2,995
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CET (UTC+2)

A Lama is a municipality in Galicia, Spain in the province of Pontevedra.

Original name[edit]

In the beginning it was known as the capital of a region called Cal de Vergaza. Later known as Pedreira, then as La Lama and now in its Galician spelling of A Lama.

Location[edit]

The Council of A Lama is a municipality within the province of Pontevedra and is predominantly rural. It has many attractions and natural areas suitable for rural tourism which is having a boom in recent years.

A Lama is a municipality located in the northeast within the province of Pontevedra. It covers an area of 111.76 km2. The distance to the capital of the province is 31 kilometers and 50 kilometers to Vigo.

The neighboring municipalities are Cotobade to the northwest, to the west Ponte Caldelas, Fornelos de Montes to the south, to the northeast Forcarei, and to the east Beariz, in the province of Ourense. The main roads are the roads Pontevedra - A Cañiza that passing through the parishes of Verducido and Gaxate, and the road from the City Cotobade that goes through the parish of Antas communicating with the City of Beariz.