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Concello de Ponteceso
Coat of arms of Concello de Ponteceso
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Ponteceso
Location of Ponteceso within Galicia
Location of Ponteceso within Galicia
Country Spain
Province A Coruña
Parroquias Anllóns, Brantuas, Cores, Corme Aldea, Corme Porto, Cospindo, Graña, Langueirón, Nemeño, Niñóns, Pazos, Tallo, Tella and Xornes
 • Total 92.01 km2 (35.53 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 6,810 (INE)
 • Density 74.01/km2 (191.7/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CET (UTC+2)

Ponteceso is a municipality of northwestern Spain in the province of A Coruña, in the autonomous community of Galicia. It belongs to the comarca of Bergantiños.

The name of the place comes from Latin "pons caesus" ("closed bridge").


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