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Malpica de Bergantiños

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Malpica de Bergantiños

Malpica de Bergantiños
Flag of Malpica de Bergantiños
Nickname(s): Bergantiños
Malpica de Bergantiños is located in Spain
Malpica de Bergantiños
Location in Spain.
Country Spain
Autonomous community Galicia
Province A Coruña
Comarca Coruña
 • Mayor José Ramón Varela Rey
 • Total 61.22 km2 (23.64 sq mi)
Elevation 387 m (1,270 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 6,228
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website Official website

Malpica de Bergantiños (or simply Malpica) is a municipality of northwestern Spain in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia. It is located 52 kilometers from the provincial capital of A Coruña.

In front of Malpica are the Islas Sisargas, a small archipelago used as shelter by numerous marine birds. Main sights include the Church of Santiago de Mens, in Romanesque style (12th century) and the dolmen of Pedra da Arca.


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