Vega de Valcarce

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Vega de Valcarce
Official seal of Vega de Valcarce
Seal
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province León
Region Bandera de El Bierzo.svg El Bierzo
Municipality Vega de Valcarce
Government
Area
 • Total 69 km2 (27 sq mi)
Elevation 631 m (2,070 ft)
Population (2017)
 • Total 865
 • Density 11.7/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Climate Csb
Website http://www.vegadevalcarce.net/index.php

Vega de Valcarce (A Veiga de Valcarce in Galician language) is a village and municipality located in the region of El Bierzo (province of León, Castile and León, Spain) . According to a census (INE), the municipality has a population of 865 inhabitants. The mayoress is María Luisa González Santín. The village is at an altitude of 631m (2070.21ft), and the average rainfall is around 622.05mm (24.49in). The village is along the route of the Camino de Santiago, which brings tourists in the spring and summer months. There are several accommodations for these tourists. The Valcarce River runs through the village, and there are various tourist attractions throughout the village and surrounding the village as well.[1]

It is one of Galician speaking councils of Castilla y León[2] The village recognizes many of the religious holidays celebrated by the average Spaniard.

Coordinates: 42°40′N 6°56′W / 42.667°N 6.933°W / 42.667; -6.933

References[edit]

  1. ^ Valcarce, Ayuntamiento Vega de. "Ayuntamiento Vega de Valcarce - Inicio". www.vegadevalcarce.net. Retrieved 2017-04-07. 
  2. ^ Multilingualism in Spain. Teresa Turell. page 113