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Tourist map Pontevedra (clickable) - Region  Galicia
La Corua Lugo Ourense Pontevedra Tourist map of Pontevedra

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culture  Culture
nature  Nature
religion  Religion
architecture bulding  Archt.
museum  Museum
sport recreation  Activity
amusement park zoo  Am. Park
location of Pontevedra

1 type 


: City on a Ría without many highlights but with religious monuments (Iglesia de la peregrina) in the car-free center of town.

2 type 


: Largest and most modern city in Galicia with few monuments but some museums. Known nautical center for the Rias Baixas area.

3 type 


: City separated from the border with Portugal by the river Miño and connected by a bridge of Gustave Eiffel. The center offers an intimate atmosphere, on top of the hill stands a cathedral which look more like a fortress.

4 type 

Cíes Islands

: Very beautiful island group in the Rias Baixas. In 2007 the beach of the island Monteagudo was voted as the most beautiful beach in the world. Boats from Vigo go in the season to the islands.

5 type 

O Grove

: Peninsula with many luxury hotels, the island A Toxa is known for a church covered with large shells and is connected by a bridge.

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General Information Pontevedra

Population:947.639 (2,1%, 15e)
Density (people/km2):211 (9e)
Area (km2):4.495 (0,8%, 45e)
Main cities:Vigo
Sun hours in winter:4
Sun hours in summer:10
Tourism (%):1,6 (18e)
Bed places per km2:4,7 (11e)
Landscape:rias, coast, hills
Highest elevation point:Faro 1.187 meter

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Land use Pontevedra

 Forest   2994 km2 
 Other nature   853 km2 
 Agriculture   300 km2 
 Grassland   13 km2 
 Water   10 km2 
 Urban area   57 km2 

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