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A Coruña
A Coruña (Galician)
La Coruña (Spanish)
Municipality
Top: Hercules Tower. 2nd: tramway (left),  City Hall (right). 3rd: Dársena Deportiva yacht marina. 4th row: A Coruña Marine Control Tower (left) San Antón Paseo waterfront area (right). 5th: Panorama of  A Coruña city centre and Orzán Beach. Bottom: Estadio Riazor .
Top: Hercules Tower.
2nd: tramway (left), City Hall (right).
3rd: Dársena Deportiva yacht marina.
4th row: A Coruña Marine Control Tower (left) San Antón Paseo waterfront area (right).
5th: Panorama of A Coruña city centre and Orzán Beach.
Bottom: Estadio Riazor .
Coat of arms of A Coruña
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): A cidade de cristal (The Glass City)
Motto: A Coruña, a cidade onde ninguén é forasteiro
(A Coruña, the city where nobody is a stranger)
Location of A Coruña within Spain
Country Spain
Autonomous
community
Galicia
Province A Coruña
Comarca A Coruña
Area
 • Municipality 37.83 km2 (14.61 sq mi)
Population (2008)INE
 • Municipality 246,056
 • Density 6,613/km2 (17,130/sq mi)
 • Metro 419,800
Demonym(s) Corunnan
coruñés, coruñesa (gl/es)
Time zone CET (GMT +1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +2) (UTC)
Postcode 15001-15011
Area code(s) +34 981
Website www.coruna.es

A Coruña is a city on the north coast of Spain. It is a municipality of Galicia, Spain, and the second-largest city in Galicia. It is the 17th largest city in Spain.

The city is the capital of A Coruña Province, and was the political capital of the Kingdom of Galicia.


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