Pravia is a municipality in the Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias in Spain. It is bordered on the north by Cudillero and Muros de Nalón, on the east by Candamo and Soto del Barco, on the west by Cudillero and Salas, and on the south by Candamo and Salas.

Pravia
Flag of Pravia
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Coat of arms of Pravia
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Pravia is located in Spain
Pravia
Pravia
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°29′N 6°6′W / 43.483°N 6.100°W / 43.483; -6.100
Country Spain
Autonomous community Asturias
ProvinceAsturias
ComarcaAvilés
Judicial districtPravia
CapitalPravia
Government
 • AlcaldeAntonio de Luis Solar (PSOE)
Area
 • Total102.96 km2 (39.75 sq mi)
Highest elevation
678 m (2,224 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total8,282
 • Density80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Demonym(s)praviano/a
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
33120
WebsiteOfficial website
Pravia's City Hall.

Since 774, when King Silo established his court at Santianes de Pravia, until the reign of Alfonso II, it was the capital of the kingdom of Asturias.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.