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Concello de Valdoviño
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Nickname(s): Valdoviño
Location of Valdoviño within Galicia
Parroquias 9
Government
 - Alcalde (Mayor)
Area
 - Total 88.52 km2 (34.2 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 - Total 6,978 (INE)
 - Density 77.43/km2 (200.5/sq mi)
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Valdoviño 43°36′42.33″N 8°09′33.93″W / 43.6117583°N 8.159425°W / 43.6117583; -8.159425 is a City Council of Ferrolterra in Northwestern Spain in the Province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia. Ferrolterra's population represents the third largest concentration of people in Galicia, and its disperse population exceeds 211,000 (2005).

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Valdoviño Beach

  • SymbolNauticDeport.png Sport port

Climate

Due to its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, it could be said that Valdovino 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 drier than the winters.

Geography

  • The granite coast of Valdoviño is full of sizeable sandy beaches, a large Lagoon and a lighthouse to mark A Frouxeira Point.

Counties (Parroquias)

  • Lago (Santiago)
  • Loira (San Pedro)
  • Meirás (San Vicente)
  • Pantín (Santiago)
  • O Sequeiro (Santa María)
  • Valdoviño (Santalla)
  • Vilaboa (San Vicente)
  • Vilarrube (San Martiño)

Holiday resort and tourism

Altogether, Valdovino, is an area of astonishing beauty, the green landscapes, the wild fauna (Excellent area for bird watching), the wonderful kilometric beach with miles of gorgeous good quality sand... just wonderful. Not surprisingly, Valdovino, has being a holiday destination from as long as any local can remember, though it was in the 1960s, when the use of the local "camping" and other facilities began to peak, and even today is regarded as one of the best beaches of Galicia and the best of Ferrolterra.

Other industries

Farming, Agriculture and Timber production.

Surrounding area

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