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Lugo is a province o northwastren Spain, in the northeastren pairt o the autonomous commonty o Galicie. It is bordered bi the provinces o Ourense, Pontevedra, an A Coruña, the principality o Asturias, the State o León, an in the north bi the Cantabrie Sea (Bay o Biscay).

Lugo
Provincia de Lugo
Province
Province o Lugo
Banner o Lugo
Banner
Coat o airms o Lugo
Coat o airms
Lugo in Spain.svg
Kintra  Spain
Autonomous commonty Galicia
Caipital Lugo
Govrenment
 • Bouk Diputación de Lugo
 • Preses José Ramón Gómez Besteiro (Socialist Pairty o Galicie)
Aurie
 • Total 9,856 km2 (3,805 sq mi)
Aurie rank 25th
Population (2008)
 • Tot 355,549
 • Rank 37t
Demonym(s) Lugués (m), Luguesa (f)
Lucense
Postal code 27---
ISO 3166 code ES-LU
Pairlament 15 deputies (oot o 75)
Congress 4 deputies (oot o 350)
Senate 4 senators (oot o 264)
Wabsteid http://www.deputacionlugo.org/

The population is 356,595 (2006), o whom a quairter live in the caipital Lugo. The caipital ceety wis a auncient Celtic dounset namit in honour o the god Lugh (see Lyon), later Laitinisit as Lucus Augusti, an which became ane o the three main important Galicie-Roman centres alangside Braccara Augusta an Asturica Augusta (modren Braga an Astorga respectively). The province haes 67 municipalities.

LeidsEedit

The vast majority o fowk hae a common leid which is Galicie. Some fowk, especially the aulder generation, are monolingual an anerly speak Galicie. Thare are anerly a few fowk bilingual in Galicie an Castilian o the little ower 10,000 inhabitants. Even in the caipital, the vitality o the Galicie leid in conversation is vera strang.

They speak several variants o Galicie in the province o Lugo. They hae the characteristics o being the closest tae León isoglosses an tharefore the Castilian leid an aw. So they hae some grammatical an phonetic signs that are mistakenly considered influences o the Castilian or Leonese leids. Housomeivver, the leid o Galicie in Lugo, especially in nan-coastal auries, is probably the maist genuine in Galicia, due tae amaist no historic pressur o Castilian exercisit on the landwart population.

GeografieEedit

EstuarsEedit

The estuars o the Lugo province are pairt o the Atlas estuars. Frae wast tae east they are:

  • Barquero estuar
  • Vivero estuar
  • Foz estuar
  • Ribadeo estuar

RiversEedit

  • Miño river
  • Sil river
  • Landro river
  • Ouro river
  • Masmo river
Toun/Ceety Inhabitants
  1-Lugo 96.678
  2-Monforte de Lemos 19.546
  3-Viveiro 16.238
  4-Vilalba 15.437
  5-Sarria 13.508
  6-Ribadeo 9.983
  7-Foz 9.970
  8-Burela 9.381
  9-Chantada 9.014
  10-Guitiriz 5.896

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