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Concello de Ares
Situation of Ares within Galicia
Parroquias {{{subdivision_name}}}
Government
 - Alcalde (Mayor) ? (?)
Area
 - Total 18.51 km2 (7.1 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 - Total (INE)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CET (UTC+2)
Website http://www.concellodeares.com/principal.php

Ares 43°25′48.81″N 8°14′18.50″W / 43.430225°N 8.238472°W / 43.430225; -8.238472 is a city council of Ferrolterra in North-western Spain in the Province of A Coruña with an area of 18.51 km²(7.15 mi²), population is 5,265 (2004 estimate) and its population density is 284.44 people/km²(736.36 people/mi²). Ferrolterra's population altogether represents the third largest concentration of people in Galicia, and it’s disperse population exceeds 211,000 (2005).

The attractions of Ares are the beach and the coast itsef

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Port of Ares

  • SymbolNauticDeport.png Sport port
  • SymbolNauticFisher.png Fishing port
Demographic evolution of Ares, Spain between 1900 and 2004
1900 1930 1950 1981 2004
4,209 4,850 4,724 4,708 5,265

Folklore and Culture

Once a year, Ares celebrates the "Corpus Christi", and it does it in style, covering the main streets of its city centre with colourful flowery carpets; just beautiful.

Climate

Due to its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, it could be said that Ares does not enjoy extreme oscillation in its weather conditions neither in winter nor in summer. The weather is mild all the year around almost as if we were talking about one only season, and that is very different from what happens in other parts of the Iberian Peninsula. Like the rest of Galicia, it is rainy and beautifully green. Still, the summers tend to be a bit dryer than the winters

Ares Council Wi-Fi Zone

The Ares Council Wi-Fi networks are free access areas where any user can connect to the Internet with their laptop.

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