San Martín del Rey Aurelio

San Martín del Rey Aurelio (Asturian: Samartín del Rei Aurelio) is a municipality of the Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain.

San Martín del Rey Aurelio
Coat of arms of San Martín del Rey Aurelio
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San Martín del Rey Aurelio is located in Spain
San Martín del Rey Aurelio
San Martín del Rey Aurelio
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°16.4′N 5°36.8′W / 43.2733°N 5.6133°W / 43.2733; -5.6133Coordinates: 43°16.4′N 5°36.8′W / 43.2733°N 5.6133°W / 43.2733; -5.6133
Country Spain
Autonomous community Asturias
ProvinceAsturias
ComarcaNalón
CapitalSotrondio
Government
 • AlcaldeEnrique Fernandez Rodriguez (PSOE)
Area
 • Total56.13 km2 (21.67 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,096 m (3,596 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total16,283
 • Density290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
33950

There are three main towns in the municipality: Sotrondio, El Entrego, and Blimea, and many villages, such as Santa Bárbara and La Hueria.

It is situated in the central part of Asturias, just below the Sierra de San Mamés, part of the Cantabrian Mountains. The Nalón River, the longest river in Asturias, crosses the municipality.[2] The Redes Natural Park is located nearby.

Historically a mining location, nowadays it is in a re-industrial process with the emigration of many young people (about 30% of under 30). New computer based factories are attempting to establish themselves.

ParishesEdit

There are five parroquias:

PoliticsEdit

The current mayor is Enrique Fernández Rodríguez (FSA-PSOE).

Local elections
Party/List 1979 1983 1987[3] 1991[3] 1995[3] 1999[3] 2003[3] 2007[3] 2011[4] 2015
PSOE 11 13 9 11 11 12 11 9 7 7
PCE / IU-BA 7 5 6 6 4 4 4 3 4 5
Somos 3
CD / AP / PP 3 2 3 6 4 6 5 5 2
FAC 1 0
UCD / CDS 3 4 1
URAS / URAS-PAS 1 0 0
Total 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 17 17 17

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  2. ^ Concejo de San Martín del Rey Aurelio
  3. ^ a b c d e f Dirección General de Política Interior
  4. ^ Elecciones Locales 2011

External linksEdit

  Media related to San Martín del Rey Aurelio at Wikimedia Commons