Vila de Cruces

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Concello de Vila de Cruces
Municipality
Situation of Vila de Cruces within Galicia
Situation of Vila de Cruces within Galicia
Coordinates: 42°46′36″N 8°19′58″W / 42.77667°N 8.33278°W / 42.77667; -8.33278Coordinates: 42°46′36″N 8°19′58″W / 42.77667°N 8.33278°W / 42.77667; -8.33278
Country Spain
Region Galicia
Province Pontevedra
Area
 • Total 155 km2 (60 sq mi)
Population (INE, 2009)
 • Total 6,475
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CET (UTC+2)
Website www.viladecruces.es

Vila de Cruces is a municipality in Galicia, Spain in the province of Pontevedra.

History[edit]

The municipality was in Carbia, a village which belongs to Vila de Cruces, until 1944. On September 19, 1944 the town hall moved to Vila de Cruces, changing the name of the municipality.

Population[edit]

In 2012, the population was of 6,085 people. 523 under 15, 3,615 between 15 and 64, and 1,947 older than 65.

Education[edit]

All the schools in the municipality are public.

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