Somiedo

Somiedo (Asturian: Somiedu) is a municipality in the Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias, Spain. It is bordered on the north by Belmonte de Miranda, on the east by Teverga, on the west by Tineo and Cangas del Narcea, and on the south by the province of León.

Somiedo
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Somiedo is located in Spain
Somiedo
Somiedo
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°6′N 6°15′W / 43.100°N 6.250°W / 43.100; -6.250Coordinates: 43°6′N 6°15′W / 43.100°N 6.250°W / 43.100; -6.250
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityAsturias
ProvinceAsturias
ComarcaOviedo
Judicial districtGrado
CapitalPola de Somiedo
Government
 • AlcaldeBelarmino Fernández Fervienza (PSOE)
Area
 • Total291.38 km2 (112.50 sq mi)
Highest elevation
2,194 m (7,198 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total1,125
 • Density3.9/km2 (10.0/sq mi)
Demonym(s)somedano/a
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
33840 - 3842
WebsiteOfficial website

It is the second least densely populated municipality in Asturias.

All of the municipality forms part of Somiedo Natural Park, which has been declared a biosphere reserve by Unesco.

ParishesEdit

PoliticsEdit

PSOE PP CDS Otros Total
1979 6 4 1 0 11
1983 7 4 - 0 11
1987 7 4 - 0 11
1991 7 2 - 0 9
1995 5 4 - 0 9
1999 7 1 - 1 9
2003 8 1 - 0 9
2007 7 2 - 0 9

ReferencesEdit

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

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