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Amieva is a municipality in the autonomous community of Asturias, Spain. It is also the name of one of the municipality's subdivisions (parroquias, or parish).

Amieva
View of Sames, the capital of this municipality.
View of Sames, the capital of this municipality.
Flag of Amieva
Flag
Coat of arms of Amieva
Coat of arms
Amieva Asturies map.svg
Amieva is located in Spain
Amieva
Amieva
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°14′N 5°4′W / 43.233°N 5.067°W / 43.233; -5.067
Country Spain
Autonomous community Asturias
ProvinceAsturias
ComarcaOriente
CapitalSames
Government
 • AlcaldeJosé Félix Fernández Fernández (Asturias Forum)
Area
 • Total113.90 km2 (43.98 sq mi)
Highest elevation
2,478 m (8,130 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total675
 • Density5.9/km2 (15/sq mi)
Demonym(s)amievense
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
33556 a 33558

Amieva municipality is sparsely inhabited, having a resident population of 868 (2005) and a population density of fewer than 8 people per square kilometre. The total area covers some 114 km².

Contents

HistoryEdit

Coat of ArmsEdit

Old armsEdit

  • Top: Emblem of Pelayo
  • Bottom: Two emblems of important families of the City

New armsEdit

Since 30 August 2001.

  • Top left > Represents agriculture
  • Top right > Represents the Forest economy
  • Bottom > Represents the Rio Sella and the Picos de Europa, the most important natural features.

PoliticsEdit

Local elections
Party 1979 1983 1987[2] 1991[2] 1995[2] 1999[2] 2003[2] 2007[2] 2011[3] 2015
FAC 3 4
PSOE 4 4 4 3 3 4 5 4 3 2
CD / AP / PP 2 3 4 3 4 1 2 3 1 1
PCE / IU-BA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
PAS-UNA 0 2 2 1 0
UCD / CDS 5 2 1 0
URAS 1
Total 11 9 9 9 9 7 7 7 7 7

ParishesEdit

Amieva is divided into 5 parishes:

DemographyEdit

 
Instituto Nacional de Estadística de España - grafics for Wikipedia
 
Rebeco in the Picos de Europa.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Dirección General de Política Interior
  3. ^ Elecciones Locales 2011

External linksEdit