Carballeda de Avia is a municipality in the province of Ourense, in the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. It belongs to the comarca of O Ribeiro. It is located to the west of the province, 5.7 kilometres (3.5 mi) northwest of Ribadavia off the A-52 road.[3] As of 2012 it had a population of 1487 people. It is a wine-producing area with about 3000 hectares dedicated to vineyards, some of which are at an altitude of 479 metres (1,572 ft).[4][5] River valleys in the municipality include the Miño, Avia, Arnoia and Barbantiño.

Carballeda de Avia
Coat of arms of Carballeda de Avia
Location in Galicia
Location in Galicia
Carballeda de Avia is located in Spain
Carballeda de Avia
Carballeda de Avia
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 42°19′17″N 8°9′55″W / 42.32139°N 8.16528°W / 42.32139; -8.16528
Country Spain
Autonomous community Galicia
Province Ourense
ComarcaO Ribeiro
 • MayorLuis Milia Méndez (Spanish Socialist Workers' Party)
 • Total47 km2 (18 sq mi)
249 m (817 ft)
 • Total1,317
 • Density28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INE municipality code32018

Parishes edit

  • Abelenda das Penas (Santo André)
  • Balde (San Martiño)
  • Beiro (San Pedro)
  • Carballeda (San Miguel)
  • Faramontaos (San Cosmede)
  • Muimenta (San Xiao)
  • Santo Estevo de Nóvoa (Santo Estevo)
  • Vilar de Condes (Santa María)

References edit

  1. ^ "IGE. Táboas". (in Galician). Retrieved 2017-10-07.
  2. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  3. ^ Google (3 October 2013). "Carballeda de Avia" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 3 October 2013.
  4. ^ Guía definitiva de los 10.000 espacios naturales de España (in Spanish). Mundi-Prensa Libros. 2004. p. 400. ISBN 978-84-8476-217-1.
  5. ^ Guia Peñin de Los Vinos de España 2009 (in Spanish). Grupo Penin (COR). 1 May 2009. p. 750. ISBN 978-84-95203-52-6.

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