Province of Lugo

  • lugo

    provincia de lugo
    province
    lugo province
    official seal of lugo
    seal
    coat of arms of lugo
    coat of arms
    lugo in spain.svg
    country spain
    autonomous communitygalicia
    capitallugo
    government
     • bodydiputación de lugo
     • presidentdarío campos conde (since 2015) (socialists' party of galicia)
    area
     • total9,856 km2 (3,805 sq mi)
    area rank25th
    population
     (2018)[1]
     • total331,507
     • rank37th
     • density34/km2 (87/sq mi)
    demonym(s)lugués (m), luguesa (f)
    lucense
    postal code
    27---
    iso 3166 codees-lu
    parliament15 deputies (out of 75)
    congress4 deputies (out of 350)
    deputacionlugo.gal

    lugo is a province of northwestern spain, in the northeastern part of the autonomous community of galicia. it is bordered by the provinces of ourense, pontevedra, and a coruña, the principality of asturias, the state of león, and in the north by the cantabrian sea (bay of biscay).

    the population is 331,327 (2018), of whom a quarter live in the capital lugo. the capital city was an ancient celtic settlement named in honour of the god lugh (see lyon), later latinised as lucus augusti, and which became one of the three main important galician-roman centres alongside braccara augusta and asturica augusta (modern braga and astorga respectively). the province has 67 municipalities.

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Lugo

Provincia de Lugo
Lugo Province
Official seal of Lugo
Seal
Coat of arms of Lugo
Coat of arms
Lugo in Spain.svg
Country Spain
Autonomous communityGalicia
CapitalLugo
Government
 • BodyDiputación de Lugo
 • PresidentDarío Campos Conde (since 2015) (Socialists' Party of Galicia)
Area
 • Total9,856 km2 (3,805 sq mi)
Area rank25th
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total331,507
 • Rank37th
 • Density34/km2 (87/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Lugués (m), Luguesa (f)
Lucense
Postal code
27---
ISO 3166 codeES-LU
Parliament15 deputies (out of 75)
Congress4 deputies (out of 350)
deputacionlugo.gal

Lugo is a province of northwestern Spain, in the northeastern part of the autonomous community of Galicia. It is bordered by the provinces of Ourense, Pontevedra, and A Coruña, the principality of Asturias, the State of León, and in the north by the Cantabrian Sea (Bay of Biscay).

The population is 331,327 (2018), of whom a quarter live in the capital Lugo. The capital city was an ancient Celtic settlement named in honour of the god Lugh (see Lyon), later Latinised as Lucus Augusti, and which became one of the three main important Galician-Roman centres alongside Braccara Augusta and Asturica Augusta (modern Braga and Astorga respectively). The province has 67 municipalities.