Fene is a municipality in the province of A Coruña in the autonomous community of Galicia in northwestern Spain. It is located to the northeast of Galicia on the Ria of Ferrol.

Fene
Municipality
Casa do concello de Fene.JPG
Coat of arms of Fene
Fene is located in Spain
Fene
Fene
Location in Spain.
Coordinates: 43°28′N 8°10′W / 43.467°N 8.167°W / 43.467; -8.167
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityGalicia
ProvinceA Coruña
ComarcaFerrol
Government
 • MayorJuventino Trigo Rey (BNG, Galician Nationalist Bloc)
Area
 • Total26.29 km2 (10.15 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total13,013
 • Density490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
WebsiteOfficial website

EconomyEdit

The Navantia Shipyards and services in the parts which are nearer Ferrol, the rest of the borough devotes itself to farming, agriculture and fishing.

In the late 1960s the gantry crane of the shipyards of Astilleros y Talleres del Noroeste (ASTANO) in Ferrolterra was the largest in Europe.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.