Cabanas, Galicia

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Cabanas
Bridge over the Eume River.
Bridge over the Eume River.
Official seal of Cabanas
Seal
Cabanas is located in Spain
Cabanas
Cabanas
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°25′10″N 08°9′41″W / 43.41944°N 8.16139°W / 43.41944; -8.16139
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityGalicia
ProvinceA Coruña
ComarcaEume
Government
 • MayorGermán Castrillón
Area
 • Total30.32 km2 (11.71 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total3,336
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
WebsiteOfficial website

Cabanas is a municipality in the province of A Coruña in the autonomous community of Galicia in northwestern Spain. It is 37 kilometers from A Coruña.

Cabanas was founded by the Counts of Traba in the eleventh century.

Economy[edit]

The major sectors are tourism (from 1950s and in particular from the early 1970s), farming, agriculture and services, though tourism is predominantly seasonal concentrating itself predominantly in the summer months.