Vegadeo (Eonavian: A Veiga) is a municipality in the Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias, Spain. It is bordered in the north and east by Castropol, in the south by Villanueva de Oscos, Taramundi, and San Tirso de Abres, and in the west by the Eo River and San Tirso .

Vegadeo
A Veiga (Eonavian)
Suarón river at Vegadeo
Suarón river at Vegadeo
Coat of arms of Vegadeo
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Vegadeo is located in Spain
Vegadeo
Vegadeo
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°28′N 7°3′W / 43.467°N 7.050°W / 43.467; -7.050
Country Spain
Autonomous community Asturias
ProvinceAsturias
ComarcaEo-Navia
Judicial districtCastropol
CapitalVegadeo
Government
 • AlcaldeJuan de la Cruz Antolín Rato (PSOE)
Area
 • Total80.69 km2 (31.15 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,130 m (3,710 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total3,866
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s)vegadense o veigueño
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
33770
WebsiteOfficial website

It is one of the Eonavian speaking towns of Asturias[2]

DemographyEdit

From: INE Archiv

ParishesEdit

 
Parish map of Vegadeo.

Notable peopleEdit

  • Emilio Cotarelo (Emilio Cotarelo y Mori) * 1 May 1857 at Vegadeo † 27 January 1936 at Madrid, Musicologist and Bibliography sciences.
  • Eva Moreda, 1981, Galician-language writer and musicologist.

VillagesEdit

(from: INE)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  2. ^ Multilingualism in Spain. Teresa Turell. page 113

External linksEdit