Ferrol (comarca)

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Ferrol
Comarca
Comarca Ferrol.png
Country  Spain
Autonomous community Galicia
Province A Coruña
Capital Ferrol
Municipalities
Area
 • Total 613.4 km2 (236.8 sq mi)
Population (2017)
 • Total 154,802
 • Density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Ferrolanos
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)

Ferrol is a coastal comarca in the northwest of the province of A Coruña, Galicia, Spain. The overall population of this local region is 154,802 (2017)[1]. It is also known as Ferrolterra.

Municipalities[edit]

It is composed of 11 municipalities, two of which are considered cities (Ferrol and Narón).

Six municipalities (Ferrol, Ares, Fene, Mugardos, Narón and Neda) creates the first division of the comarca as they conform the urban area located around the Ferrol Bay. Are towns very dependant of Ferrol and Narón and closely connected between themselves. Second area is the most rural to which belongs (Valdoviño, Moeche, Somozas and San Sadurniño) Finally the area of Cedeira, which conforms an small hub itself.

Coordinates: 43°31′24″N 8°07′22″W / 43.52333°N 8.12278°W / 43.52333; -8.12278

  1. ^ "Ferrolterra, Eume y Ortegal perdieron más de 13.000 habitantes en diez años". La Voz de Galicia (in Spanish). 2017-12-31. Retrieved 2018-04-21.