A Coruña (still sometimes known as Corunna in English, and archaically as The Groyne) is a city and municipality of Galicia, Spain. It is the second-largest city in Galicia and the seventeenth overall in Spain. The city is the capital of the province of the same name, having also served as political capital of the Kingdom of Galicia from the 16th to the 19th centuries, and as a regional administrative centre between 1833 and 1982, before being replaced by Santiago de Compostela.
A Coruña is a busy port located on a promontory in the entrance of an estuary in a large gulf (the Portus Magnus Artabrorum of the classical geographers) on the Atlantic Ocean. It provides a distribution point for agricultural goods from the region.
About A Coruña:
- Council of A Coruña: http://www.coruna.es
- Deputation of A Coruña: http://www.dicoruna.es
- Tourism Office: http://www.turismocoruna.com
- Coruña´s street map
- Tourist Map of A Coruña city