España, Lugo—Registros Parroquiales 1530–1930


1. Lugo is a city in northwestern Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia. It is the capital of the province of Lugo. In 2005, the municipality had a population of 92,271.

2. The Diocese of Lugo (Lucensis in Latin) which embraces all the province of Lugo and part of Pontevedra and Coruña in Galicia, Spain, is a suffragan of Santiago de Compostela. It is said to have been founded in Apostolic times.

3. In the early 20th century, the diocese had 1102 parishes, 1108 priests, 649 chapels, 21 oratories, 5 religious houses for men, and 8 convents for women.

4. Lugo is located on a site above the Minho river and named after the Celtic god Lugus. It is the only city in Europe to be surrounded by completely intact Roman walls, which reach a height of 10 to 15 meters along a 2'5 km circuit ringed with 71 towers.