Orientation & Geography

Europe, Spain, Provincia de Ourense

Pantón is a municipality of northwestern Spain, in the province of Lugo; in a mountainous district, watered by the rivers Miño , Cabeand Sil River. Its population in 2002 was 3,377. Livestock is extensively reared, and large quantities of wheat, wine, oats, and potatoes are produced. The other industries are distilling and linen manufacture. The nearest railway station is 6 mi. east, at Monforte de Lemos.  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (Eleventh ed.). Cambridge University Press.