A Coruña (a koˈɾuɲa/lang, la koˈɾuɲa/,, archaically The Groyne) is a city and municipality of Galicia, Spain. It is the second-largest city in the autonomous community and seventeenth overall in the country. The city is the provincial capital of the province of the same name, having also served as political capital of the Kingdom of Galicia from the 16th to the 19th centuries, and as a regional administrative centre between 1833 and 1982, before being replaced by Santiago de Compostela.
A Coruña is a busy port located on a promontory in the entrance of an estuary in a large gulf (the 'Portus Magnus Artabrorum' of the classical geographers) on the Atlantic Ocean. It provides a distribution point for agricultural goods from the region
The nearest airports to A Coruña are La Coruna Airport (about 4.61 miles / 7.42 km), Santiago De Compostela Airport (about 32.41 miles / 52.16 km), Rozas (about 48.57 miles / 78.16 km), Lugo Station (about 49.41 miles / 79.52 km), Vigo Airport (about 79.69 miles / 128.25 km). (All distances are linear distances).