Gheada is predominant in Spain's Galician-speaking region and attested throughout its western half: in the provinces of A Coruña, Pontevedra, the westernmost part of Lugo, and the western half of Ourense. In the last two provinces, however, gheada is declining.
- "gato" ['gato] (cat) --> "ghato" ['ħato]
- "pago" ['paɣo] (payment) --> "pagho" ['paħo]
- Map of gheada and seseo use in Galician-speaking areas
- The Use of Gheada in Three Generations of Women from Carballo, A Coruña by Juan Antonio Thomas, the University at Albany