A estrada da morte online dating adult dating au
The historical denomination Galiza became popular again during the end of the 19th and the first three-quarters of the 20th century, and is still used with some frequency today.
The Xunta de Galicia, the local devolved government, uses 'Galicia.' The Royal Galician Academy, the institution responsible for regulating the Galician language, whilst recognizing 'Galiza' as a legitimate current denomination, has stated that the only official name of the country is Galicia.
Vigo, in the province of Pontevedra, is the most populous municipality, with 292,817 (2016), while A Coruña is the most populous city, with 215,227 (2014).
Two languages are official and widely used today in Galicia: the native Galician, a Romance language closely related to Portuguese, with which it shares Galician-Portuguese medieval literature, and the Spanish language, usually known locally as Castilian.
In the 21st century, scholars derive the name of the ancient Callaeci either from Proto-Indo-European *kal-n-e H In any case, Galicia, being per se a derivation of the ethnic name Kallaikói, means 'the land of the Galicians'.
From the 16th century, the representation and voice of the kingdom was held by an assembly of deputies and representatives of the cities of the kingdom, the Cortes or Junta of the Kingdom of Galicia.
In the 13th century, with the written emergence of the Galician language, Galiza became the most usual written form of the name of the country, being replaced during the 15th and 16th centuries by the current form, Galicia.
This coincides with the spelling of the Castilian Spanish name.
There are smaller populations around the interior cities of Lugo and Ourense.
The political capital is Santiago de Compostela, in the province of A Coruña.