|Concello de Carnota|
Situation of Carnota within Galicia
|• Alcalde (Mayor)||Ramón Noceda Caamaño (BNG)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CET (UTC+2)|
Carnota is a municipality of northwestern Spain in the province of A Coruña, autonomous community of Galicia. It belongs to the comarca of Muros. It has an area of 66.4 km², a population of 5285 (2004 estimate) and a population density of 79.59 people/km² It is famous because of its majestic hórreo, granary, the largest one in the world. It has a barrocan syle and is dated back to 1768. Carnota is also very famous for its more than 7km long beach, the longest in all of Galicia. It is also said[who?] to be among the best 100 beaches in the world.
Its name could come from the pre-Celtic word of 'Carn', which means stone.
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