San Sadurniño


San Sadurniño

Infobox City
official_name = Concello de San Sadurniño
nickname = Sadurniño


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map_caption = Location of San Sadurniño within Galicia
subdivision_type = Parroquias
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leader_title = Alcalde (Mayor)
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area_note =
area_magnitude = 1 E7
area_total_km2 = 99.68
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area_water_km2 =
population_as_of = 2004
population_note =
population_total = 3229(INE)
population_density_km2 = 32.39
timezone = CET
utc_offset = +1
timezone_DST = CET
utc_offset_DST = +2
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San Sadurniño coord|43|33|37.07|N|8|02|13.38|W| is a borough of Ferrolterra in North-western 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 dispersed population exceeds 211,000 (2005). Its name translates as "Saint Saturnin" in English.

Climate

Due not by the sea, due to its geographical proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, it could be said that San Sadurniño 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, and as different from other parts of Ferrolterra in winter time snow can be found in most parts of the borough. Still, the summers tend to be a bit dryer than the winters.

Industry

Almost exclusively Farming, Agriculture and Timber production though services also do exist. Wind-mill parks are common in Ferrolterra particularly in the boroughs of Carino, Cedeira and A Capela.

Nature and Tourism

* The "Fragas" of the River Eume National Park with its typical Atlantic Forest, with its unique ecosystem, offers the visitor one of the most beautiful Galician landscapes. (Declared National Park in 1997).

* Rich history. There are important remaining of different periods, from the Middle Ages is important to mention the famous Castle of Andrade.

External links

* [http://www.clubmontanaferrol.com/miradores.html Site devoted to the art of landscape and nature of Ferrolterra]
* [http://www.navantia.es/cgi-bin/run.dll/extranet/jsp/home.do?org.apache.struts.action.LOCALE=en NAVANTIA Spanish Company, Leader in Military Shipbuilding]
* [http://www.travelthewondersofspain.com/north.html Green Tourism in Northern Spain 2005]
* [http://www.geocities.com/ferrolhistory/Ferrol_WorldHistory.html Traveller's Guide of Europe: Ferrol c.1919]
* [http://flagspot.net/flags/es~fe.html Ferrol Maritime Province - Registration Ensign 2001]
* [http://web.forodigital.es/uphm/mgl/buques/spanishcivwar.htm Warships of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)]
* [http://community.wow.net/300history/03/21.html Damian Cosme de Churruca y Elorza (1761-1805)]
* [http://www.pbenyon.plus.com/Navy_List_1805/Ship_Duties/Off_Port.html Vessels Blockading various French and Spanish ports - May 1805.]
* [http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/patino/ Auxiliary Oiler and replenishment ship (Spanish and Dutch project) made in Ferrol 1994]
* [http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/chakrinaruebet/ Offshore Patrol Helicopter Carrier design and made in Ferrol 1997]
* [http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/texaco/texaco6.html Offshore Technology design and made in Ferrol 2004]
* [http://www.cisgalicia.org/01/03.htm Official web-page in Spanish for the C.I.S.- Ferrol]
* [http://asde.scouts-es.net/gs19/index1.html The 19th Group of Boy Scouts of Ferrol since 1920s]
* [http://www.ferrol.es/ Official Web-page in Galician and Spanish for City Council of Ferrol]
* [http://ferrolterra.org/new/obras/ News-page in Spanish for the metropolitan area of Ferrol (i.e.: Ferrolterra)]
* [http://www.comarcaferrol.com/ferrol2.htm Informative Council Web-page in Spanish about Ferrolterra also known as Comarca de Ferrol]
* [http://www.revistanaval.com/ The "Revista Naval" page published in Ferrol in Spanish for the "Armada Española"]
* [http://www.geocities.com/ferrolhistory/Ferrol_Aerial_View_B_2004.html?1122747598687 Aerial Views of Ferrol in North Western Spain 2004]


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