ⓘ History of Galicia

                                     

ⓘ History of Galicia

Galicia, northern Portugal, Asturias, western Leon, and Zamora formed a single megalithic area since the Neolithic and Chalcolithic Ages also called the Copper Age, around 4500–1500 BC.

The introduction of bronze-working methods in a new cultural era in which the new value of the metals as a result of intensive production. Some historians attribute this to the extremely dry and warm climate, as a result of erosion that revealed the rich mineral resources of the North.

Peoples from the Castilian plateau moved to Galicia, thus increasing the population, because its position near the Atlantic ocean, very humid climate.

The increase in population caused certain conflicts, but also led to the increase in the production of weapons, useful objects and decorative objects of gold and bronze. Products are made from Galician metals circulated throughout the Iberian Peninsula and the rest of Europe.