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VILLALBA

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Originally appearing in Volume V28, Page 73 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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VILLALBA, a town of north-western Spain, in the province of Lugo; on the left bank of the river Ladra, one of the head-streams of the Mino, and at the junction of the main roads from Ferrol and Mondonedo to the city of Lugo. Pop. (1900) 13,J72. Villalba is the chief town of the district watered by the Ladra, Tamboga and other small streams--a fertile plateau 1500 ft. above sea-level. Cloth and pottery are manufactured, and there is some trade in grain and live stock. The nearest railway station is Otero, 15 m. S. by E., on the Lugo-Corunna line.
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