Cangas, Pontevedra

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Cangas do Morrazo
Flag of Cangas
Coat of arms of Cangas
Coat of arms
Location of Cangas
Location of Cangas
Cangas is located in Spain
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 42°15′51″N 8°46′55″W / 42.26417°N 8.78194°W / 42.26417; -8.78194Coordinates: 42°15′51″N 8°46′55″W / 42.26417°N 8.78194°W / 42.26417; -8.78194
Country Spain
Autonomous community Galicia
Province Pontevedra
County O Morrazo
Founded 1160
Parishes Aldán, Cangas, Coiro, Darbo, O Hío
 • Type Mayor-council
 • Body Concello de Cangas
 • Mayor José Enrique Sotelo Villar (2011) (PPdeG)
 • Total 38.1 km2 (14.7 sq mi)
Elevation 9 m (30 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 25,537
 • Density 670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Demonym cangués, -esa,
cangueiro, -ra (traditional).
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 36940 - 36949
Dialing code 986
Website Official website

Cangas, also known as Cangas do Morrazo, is a town and municipality in Galicia, Spain in the province of Pontevedra. Its area is about 38,1 km² and a population of around 26,087 inhabitants.

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