Asturias

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Asturias
Asturies  (Asturian)
Principado de Asturias  (Spanish)
Principáu d'Asturies  (Asturian)
Principao d'Asturias (Galician-Asturian)
Flag of Asturias
Coat-of-arms of Asturias
Anthem: Asturias, patria querida (Spanish)
"Asturias, beloved fatherland"
Map of Asturias in Spain
Location of Asturias (red) within Spain
Coordinates: 43°20′N 6°00′W / 43.333°N 6.000°W / 43.333; -6.000Coordinates: 43°20′N 6°00′W / 43.333°N 6.000°W / 43.333; -6.000
CountrySpain
Capital
Largest city
Oviedo
Gijón
Government
 • TypeDevolved government in a constitutional monarchy
 • Congress of Deputies7 Deputies (of 350)
 • Senate6 Senators (of 265)
Area
 • Total10,604 km2 (4,094 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)[1]
 • Total1,018,784
 • Density96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Asturian
GDP
 (nominal; 2018)[2]
 • Per capita€24,400
Time zoneCET
Websiteasturias.es

The Principality of Asturias (Spanish: Principado de Asturias, Asturian: Principáu d'Asturies) is an autonomous community. It is in the kingdom of Spain or the former Kingdom of Asturias in the Middle Ages. It is on the Spanish north coast facing the Cantabrian Sea. The capital of the province is Oviedo. Gijón is the biggest city. There is an airport in Asturias, from where you can fly to a few places in Spain and in Europe. The region has borders with Galicia, León and Cantabria.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Cifras oficiales de población resultantes de la revisión del Padrón municipal a 1 de enero" (in Spanish). National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  2. "Regional GDP per capita ranged from 31% to 626% of the EU average in 2017". ec.europa.eu.