Balboa, León

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Balboa is located in Spain
Coordinates: 42°42′23″N 6°55′23″W / 42.70639°N 6.92306°W / 42.70639; -6.92306
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province León
Comarca El Bierzo
Municipality Balboa
 • Mayor José Manuel Gutiérrez Monteserín (PP)
 • Total 51.04 km2 (19.71 sq mi)
Elevation 684 m (2,244 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 398
 • Density 7.8/km2 (20/sq mi)
Demonym balboano, balboana
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal Code 24525
Telephone prefix 987

Balboa (Spanish pronunciation: [balˈβoa]) (Valboa in Galician language) is a village and municipality located in the region of El Bierzo (province of León, Castile and León, Spain).

It is one of Galician speaking councils of El Bierzo[1]


Palloza in Canteixeira

The parish s belonging to the municipality are:

Although Galician names are unofficial, are the original and commonly used by the inhabitants of the municipality, since the names in Castilian are mere translations of the original names.


Coordinates: 42°42′26.7″N 6°55′16.37″W / 42.707417°N 6.9212139°W / 42.707417; -6.9212139