Marín, Pontevedra

Marín, Pontevedra
—  Municipality  —


Coat of arms
Location of Marín within Galicia
Parroquias Ardán, O Campo, Marín, Mogor, San Tomé de Piñeiro, San Xulián and Seixo
 – Type Mayor-council government
 – Mayor Francisco Antonio Santiago Fernández (PSdeG)
 – Total 36.83 km2 (14.2 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 – Total 26,103 (INE)
 – Density 708.74/km2 (1,835.6/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 – Summer (DST) CET (UTC+2)

Marín is a municipality in Galicia, Spain in the province of Pontevedra. In this town is settled the Spanish Navy as the “Escuela Naval Militar de Oficiales (i.e.: Naval Academy for Officers) of Marin is located here.



Population growth.[1]

Immigration to Marin

As of 2006, the migrant group is 3.49% of the total municipality population. 32% are from the same province of Galicia, the second are foreign-born groups at 30%. 35.9% of the foreign born population are from South America. Then subsaharan Africa (mainly from Ghana, then Sierra Leon and Nigeria). In the central Urban population foreign-born populations consititute 9.07% of the total in 2006.[2]

Population Median age  % Men % Women % Younger than 20 years % from 20 to 64 years % 65 or above
2004 39.4 37.7 41.1 20.3 64.3 15.4

See also

  • Ferrol Spanish Capital of the Maritime Department of the North (1788 AD).
  • Spanish Naval Academy (ENM) In modern times, Institution where the Spanish Armada officers and other personnel receive their education.
Panoramic view of Marín


External links

Coordinates: 42°23′36″N 8°42′00″W / 42.393333333433°N 8.70000001°W / 42.393333333433; -8.70000001

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