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)|
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.
|Source: From: INE Archiv|
It is drained by rivers Seixedo and Arteixo.
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