Chantada

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Chantada
Municipality
Coat of arms of Chantada
Coat of arms
Chantada is located in Spain
Chantada
Chantada
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 42°37′N 7°46′W / 42.617°N 7.767°W / 42.617; -7.767
Country Spain
Autonomous community Galicia
Province Lugo
Comarca Chantada
Government
 • Mayor Manuel Anxo Taboada Rodríguez
Area
 • Total 176.7 km2 (68.2 sq mi)
Elevation 36 m (118 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 8,493
 • Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Chantadinos
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 27500
Website Official website

Chantada, is a municipality in the province of Lugo, Galicia, Spain.[1]

Chantada is situated on the left bank of the Río de Chantada, a small right-hand tributary of the Minho river, and on the main road from Orerse, 29 km S. by W., to Lugo, 45 km N. by E.[1] Chantada is the chief town of the fertile region between the Minho and the heights of El Faro, which mark the western border of the province. Despite the lack of railway communication, it has a thriving trade in grain, flax, hemp, and dairy produce.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Wikisource-logo.svg Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Chantada". Encyclopædia Britannica 5 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 846.