Rábade

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Rábade
Municipality
San Vicenzo de Rábade
Coat of arms of Rábade
Coat of arms
Situation of Rábade within Galicia
Situation of Rábade within Galicia
Coordinates: 43°06′00″N 7°37′00″W / 43.1°N 7.616667°W / 43.1; -7.616667
Country Spain
Autonomous Community Galicia
Province Lugo
Comarca Lugo
Parroquia
Government
 • Type Concello
 • Mayor Francico Xosé Fernández Montes
Area
 • Total 5.2 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Population (2008)INE
 • Total 1,718
 • Density 330.38/km2 (855.7/sq mi)
Time zone CET (GMT +1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +2) (UTC)
Post code 27370
Area code(s) +34 982
Website http://www.rabade.org

Rábade or San Vicenzo de Rábade is a town in the northwest of Spain in the province of Lugo. It is the smallest municipality in Galicia. Rábade has a population of about 1500 and an area of 5.2 km². It is at an altitude of 400 meters.

Until 28th may, 1925 Rábade was part of Begonte.

Rábade holds market days on the 2nd and 22nd of every month and on those days you can eat a traditional dish: octopus. It has celebrations on 22 and 23 January and 15 August. The Copa Miño de Piragüismo is a local tourist attraction.

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Coordinates: 43°07′N 7°37′W / 43.117°N 7.617°W / 43.117; -7.617