Location of Arteixo within Galicia
|Parroquias||Armentón, Arteixo, Barrañán, Chamín, Lañas, Larín, Loureda, Monteagudo, Morás, Oseiro, Pastoriza, Sorrizo & Suevos|
|• Alcalde (Mayor)||Carlos Calvelo Martínez (PP)|
|• Total||93.76 km2 (36.20 sq mi)|
|• Total||31,005 (INE)|
|• Density||317.43/km2 (822.1/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CET (UTC+2)|
|Website||Official Tourism Page Concello de Arteixo|
Arteixo (Galician pronunciation: [aɾˈtejʃo], is a municipality in the province of A Coruña in the autonomous community of Galicia in northwestern Spain. Its area is 93.76 km² and its population is 31,005 (2013). Its population density is 317.43 people/km².
It is an industrial town that belongs to A Coruña metropolitan area.
It also has tungsten, titanium and tin mines.
As of 2007, the Outer Harbour of A Coruña is being built here, in the Punta Langosteira Peninsula, to replace the busy harbour that is now in the city center. The construction is planned to finish in 2012.
It is drained by rivers Seixedo and Arteixo.
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