Muros, A Coruña

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Location of Muros in Galicia.

Muros is a municipality in the Spanish province of A Coruña in the autonomous community of Galicia. It is located in the comarca of Muros, it has a population of 10156 (Spanish 2001 Census) and an area of 73 km².

The town of Muros is an old harbour town whose traditional economy, like that of most harbour towns, is based on fishing.

After surviving a city-planning boom from the 1960s and 1970s miraculously, the town of Muros has arrived to the present time conserving one from the most historical centers of the Galician coast; in the parish of Louro they emphasize the numerous found petroglyphs, as well as the singular Via Crucis and the monastery of San Francisco. With about twenty beaches.


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Coordinates: 42°46′N 9°05′W / 42.767°N 9.083°W / 42.767; -9.083