Neda, Galicia

Neda is a municipality in province of A Coruña in the autonomous community of Galicia in northwestern Spain.

Neda
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Official seal of Neda
Neda is located in Spain
Neda
Neda
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°30′N 8°7′W / 43.500°N 8.117°W / 43.500; -8.117
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityGalicia
ProvinceA Coruña
ComarcaFerrol
Government
 • MayorÁngel Alvariño Saavedra
Area
 • Total23.89 km2 (9.22 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total5,112
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
WebsiteOfficial website

The town is on the English Way path of the Camino de Santiago. It is said that the father of George A. Romero was born here.

ParishesEdit

The municipality is home to four parishes:

  • San Pedro de Anca
  • San Nicolás de Neda
  • Santa María de Neda
  • Santo André de Viladonelle

EconomyEdit

Neda is a predominantly rural borough, though important industries like shipyards, foundries, and workshops are to be found in nearby Ferrol. Farming, agriculture and services, together with bread making, are the main local industries.

ReferencesEdit

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