O Baixo Miño

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O Baixo Miño
Comarca
Location of the comarca of O Baixo Miño within Galicia.
Location of the comarca of O Baixo Miño within Galicia.
Country Spain
Region Galicia
Province Pontevedra
Capital Tui
Municipalities A Guarda, O Rosal, Oia, Tomiño, Tui
Area
 • Total 315.1 km2 (121.7 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 48,042
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Demonym miñoto

O Baixo Miño (English: Lower Miño, Spanish: Bajo Miño) is a comarca in the Galician province of Pontevedra. The overall population of this local region is 48,042. To the west of O Baixo Miño lies the Atlantic Ocean and to its southeast is the Minho River, which forms a natural boundary with Portugal.[1]

Important Sites and Events[edit]

The region is a socially, culturally and religiously rich place. There is the Minho Estuary, which is a true haven for bird enthusiasts. And every August there is the cultural showcase of Fiestas del Monte. Another interesting site in the region is the Monte Aloia, Galicia's first natural park.[1]

Map of the Pontevedra Province, showing the Baixo Miño region.
Minho River

Municipalities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The District of Minho Baixo". Retrieved 22 February 2013. 

Coordinates: 41°58′58″N 8°47′03″W / 41.98278°N 8.78417°W / 41.98278; -8.78417