Candamo

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Candamo

Candamu
Flag of Candamo
Flag
Coat of arms of Candamo
Coat of arms
Candamu Asturies map.svg
Candamo is located in Spain
Candamo
Candamo
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°26′48″N 6°3′29″W / 43.44667°N 6.05806°W / 43.44667; -6.05806Coordinates: 43°26′48″N 6°3′29″W / 43.44667°N 6.05806°W / 43.44667; -6.05806
Country Spain
Autonomous community Asturias
ProvinceAsturias
ComarcaAvilés
Judicial districtPravia
CapitalGrullos
Government
 • AlcaldeJosé Antonio García Vega (PSOE)
Area
 • Total71.97 km2 (27.79 sq mi)
Highest elevation
613 m (2,011 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total1,985
 • Density28/km2 (71/sq mi)
Demonym(s)candamín / candamina
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
33828 and 33829
WebsiteOfficial website

Candamo (Asturian: Candamu) is a municipality in the Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias, Spain. It is bordered on the east by Las Regueras, on the south by Grado, on the north by Illas, Castrillón and Soto del Barco, and on the west by Pravia and Salas.

History[edit]

Around Candamo and specially on the shores of the Rio Nalon many paleolithic artifacts have been found. The first documentations about Candamo are from the 11th century and was found in an Monasterys Archive.

Coat of arms[edit]

  • Left: the coat of arms from Grado.
  • Right: a symbol for the boards, Don Pelayo used, to build a bridge over the river, to cross with his soldiers.

Parishes[edit]

Politics[edit]


PSOE PP IU-BA CDS Andere Total
1979 1 0 6 0 4 11
1983 1 2 8 - 0 11
1987 - - 3 2 6 11
1991 9 0 2 0 0 11
1995 7 3 1 - 0 11
1999 9 1 1 - 0 11
2003 8 2 1 - 0 11
2007 8 2 1 - 0 11

Demography[edit]

by: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de España - grafic for Wikipedia

Points of interest[edit]

  • El palacio de Valdés Bazán, from 17th century
  • La casa de la Torre,
  • El palacio de Cañedo
  • El palacio de los Casares in San Tirso

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]