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Cudillero

Cudillero
Municipality
Flag of Cudillero
Flag
Coat of arms of Cudillero
Coat of arms
Location of Cudillero
Location of Cudillero
Cudillero is located in Spain
Cudillero
Location in Spain
Coordinates:
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Asturias
Province Asturias
Comarca Avilés
Capital Cudillero
Government
 • Alcalde Ignacio Escribano Fernández (PP)
Area
 • Total 100.78 km2 (38.91 sq mi)
Elevation 785 m (2,575 ft)
Population
 • Total 5,855
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym(s) pixueto/a
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 33150 al 33159
Official language(s) Pixueto, Spanish

Cudillero (Asturian: Cuideiru) is a small village and municipality in the Principality of Asturias, Spain. These days, Cudillero's main economic activities are related to tourism, but it is also known for its fishing ships. A legend says that it was founded by the Vikings. People from Cudillero speak Spanish and a dialect called Pixueto. Its capital is Cudillero.

Contents

  • History 1
    • Coat of Arms 1.1
  • Way of Saint James 2
  • Politic 3
  • Parishes 4
  • Demography 5
  • External links 6

History

Coat of Arms

  • Top left: Arms of the Pravia family.
  • Top right: Arms of the Omaña family.

Bottom: A reference to the Church of San Pedro.

Way of Saint James

The Way of Saint James, named The Northern Way (Camino de la Costa) passes through Cudillero. There is also a Pilgrim Heritage Hostal: Albergue de Peregrinos «Soto de Luiña» - Soto de Luiña, s/n - 3156-Cudillero with 20 Beds. Phone 985-59.00.03

Politic

PSOE PP IU-BA Others Total
2003 10 2 1 0 13
2007 10 3 0 0 13

Parishes

Cudillero has nine parishes (administrative divisions):

Demography

Seafood Restaurants in Cuideiru.
Concha de Artedo beach.
Quelle: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de España - grafische Aufarbeitung für WorldHeritage

External links

  • Ayuntamiento de Cudillero
  • Cudillero turismo
  • Cudillero images - August 2006
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