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Santiago de Compostela

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  1. the capital of the autonomous community of Galicia and a UNESCO World Heritage Site

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  2. Located in the northwest of Spain in the Province of A Coruña, it was the "European City of Culture" for the year 2000

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  3. The city's Cathedral is the destination today, as it has been throughout history, of the important 9th century medieval pilgrimage route, the Way of St. James (Galician: Camiño de Santiago, Spanish: Camino de Santiago)

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  4. One etymology for the name "Compostela" is that it comes from the Latin phrase campus stellae, i.e. "field of the star", making Santiago de Compostela "St. James of the Field of the Star"

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  5. served by an airport and rail service

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