Arteixo is located about 15 kilometers from the city of A Coruña. It is located in the northern part of the province in Galicia, at an altitude of about 12 meters above sea level, a coastal town. The municipality has one of the most important industrial parks in Galicia. The beaches and the waters of its spa are the main attractions of this town. This coastal town is a place to enjoy the water. On the one hand, its beaches: places like the small sandy areas of Valcovo and Ucha, or the wide areas of Alba or Barragán, surrounded by dunes and open spaces, or its spa located in the centre of the town. Demographically, this is a town that has been gradually increasing, a fact that is widespread in all the coastal towns of Galicia.