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Ferrol

(fārôl`), city (1990 pop. 86,272), A Coruña prov., NW Spain, in Galicia. The naval base on the Atlantic was built in the 18th cent. and is one of the most important in Spain. Shipbuilding and ironworks are the main industries. Francisco FrancoFranco, Francisco
, 1892–1975, Spanish general and caudillo [leader]. He became a general at the age of 32 after commanding the Spanish Foreign Legion in Morocco.
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, El Caudillo, was born there, and from 1939 to the early 1980s it was known as El Ferrol del Caudillo.
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A partir de la primera de estas fechas, A Coruna y Ferrol disponen ya de centros de caracter universitario, debido a la integracion en la Universidad de Santiago de las centenarias escuelas profesionales de Magisterio y de Comercio, asi como de las escuelas tecnicas de reciente creacion (Ingenieria Tecnica Naval de Ferrol y Arquitectura Tecnica de A Coruna).
Su afan era deslumbrar a traves de la magnificencia, y por ese motivo sus mas importantes proyectos, que concebia siempre en representacion del monarca, debian ser grandes y suntuosos y mas aquellos que, como el arsenal de Ferrol, eran a sus ojos prioritarios y debian mostrar a nacionales y extranjeros que eran la obra <<sublime>> <<de un gran rey>> (7).
That your petitioner is a native of the Province of Upper Canada aged about 64 years has a Wife and Four children, and now residing in the Township of Cramahe, that he is the acknowledged and reported son of--Gaffield and as such has taken the Oath of Allegiance as pr Certificate annexed that he served as a private in Col'n Jessups Corps by the name of Amherst Ferrol, as will appear by Certificate, and subsequently served in the Northumberland Militia as pr Certificate, by his real name of Nathaniel Gaffield, which difference of Names, the cause will be explained, to Your Excellency, by a further Certificate hereunto attach'd, which he trusts will be satisfactory.
The high-speed Alvia train, carrying 218 passengers, from Madrid to Ferrol derailed at a curve and split apart late Wednesday at Angrois, near Santiago de Compostela in the north-west.
The crash occurred when an eight-carriage train travelling from Madrid to Ferrol derailed on a curved stretch of track at 190mph, is Spain's worst rail accident in 40 years.
There were some 247 people on board the train which was travelling from Madrid to the Galician port of Ferrol, the report added.
Leicestershire's Marcel Hodge earned gold, in his international debut, in the 200m and another in the 4x200m along with James Simpson (Cumbria), Robert Ferrol (Glasgow) and Aidan Turnbull (Tyne and Wear).
More than 50 senior staff from the navy and the nation's military equipment purchasing body, the Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO), have visited shipbuilder Navantia's shipyard at Ferrol, on Spain's Atlantic coast, more than 90 times in the past 30 months.
You'll visit the Picos de Europa, Covadonga, Journey on the FEVE narrow gauge train from Ribadeo to Ferrol and take a walking tour of Santiago de Compostela.
2001) and driven by tides in the case of the small Central Ferrol and Coruna Rias (deCastro et al.
En este contexto nacio la idea de que un mapa del siglo XVIII de la ciudad de Ferrol fuera la imagen corporativa y se hallara tanto en tripticos, como en carteles y en pancartas, al igual que se creo la pagina web que sirvio de nexo entre todos quienes participaron en la reunion: http://www.
Razov also had a stint in Spain, playing 19 games and scoring six goals in 2000-01 season for second-division club Racing de Ferrol.