Ordes

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Ordes
Municipality
Órdenes
Casa concello Ordes.JPG
Flag of Ordes
Flag
Coat of arms of Ordes
Coat of arms
Location of Ordes
Location of Ordes
Ordes is located in Spain
Ordes
Ordes
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°4′36″N 8°24′26″W / 43.07667°N 8.40722°W / 43.07667; -8.40722Coordinates: 43°4′36″N 8°24′26″W / 43.07667°N 8.40722°W / 43.07667; -8.40722
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Galicia
Province A Coruña
Comarca Ordes (region)
Government
 • Alcalde Jose Luis Martínez Sanjurjo (PPdeG)
Area
 • Total 157.23 km2 (60.71 sq mi)
Elevation 292 m (958 ft)
Demonym(s) Ordense
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 15680
Website Official website

Ordes is a municipality of northwestern Spain in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia. It belongs to the comarca of Ordes. The population in 2008 was 12,534 inhabitants, according to the INE.

Etymology[edit]

According to E. Bascuas, "Ordes", registered as Ordines in the 11th century, would derive from a form *ord- belonging to the old European hydronymy, and derived from the Indoeuropean root *er- 'flow, move'.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edelmiro Bascuas, Hidronimia y léxico de origen paleoeuropeo en Galicia (pág. 132)

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