Rianxo

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Concello de Rianxo
Skyline of Concello de Rianxo
Flag of Concello de Rianxo
Flag
Official seal of Concello de Rianxo
Seal
Situation of Rianxo within Galicia
Situation of Rianxo within Galicia
ParroquiasO Araño, Asados, Rianxo, Isorna, Leiro, Taragoña
Government
 • Alcalde (Mayor)Adolfo Muíños
Population (2008)
 • Total11.578
 (INE)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Websitehttp://www.rianxo.com
Comarca do Barbanza

Rianxo is a port town and municipality in the autonomous community of Galicia in northwestern Spain in the province of A Coruña. It has a population of a little over 15,000 and its two main industries are fishing and tourism. The town's yearly celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe is popular with tourists. Rianxo was the birthplace of several influential Galician writers, including Paio Gómez Chariño gl, Manuel Antonio, Alfonso R. Castelao and Rafael Dieste.[citation needed]

List of parishes[edit]

It has 6 parroquiasgl

External links[edit]

Rianxo
  • [1] web page of the municipality of Rianxo

Coordinates: 42°39′00″N 8°49′00″W / 42.65°N 8.81667°W / 42.65; -8.81667