Camariñas

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Camariñas
Cabo Vilán, northwest of Camariñas
Cabo Vilán, northwest of Camariñas
Flag of Camariñas
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Camariñas is located in Spain
Camariñas
Camariñas
Coordinates: 43°7′48″N 9°11′6″W / 43.13000°N 9.18500°W / 43.13000; -9.18500Coordinates: 43°7′48″N 9°11′6″W / 43.13000°N 9.18500°W / 43.13000; -9.18500
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Galicia
Province A Coruña
Comarca Terra de Soneira
Partido judicial Corcubión
Government
 • Mayor Manuel Valeriano Alonso de León
Area
 • Total 51.60 km2 (19.92 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,226
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CET (UTC+2)
Website www.camarinas.net

Camariñas is a municipality in the province of A Coruña in the autonomous community of Galicia in northwestern Spain. It belongs to the comarca of Tierra de Soneira. An important fishing center, it is renowned all over Spain by the bobbin lace work of its women (the palilleiras).

To the northwest are the impressive cliffs of Cape Vilan (Cabo Vilán "Cape Villain", due to bad currents and many wrecks), a protected natural site.

Fishing harbor, Camariñas
Bay of Camariñas
Museum of Bobbin Lace
Cliffs of Cabo Vilán