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Cangas del Narcea

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Cangas del Narcea

Cangas del Narcea
View of Cangas del Narcea
View of Cangas del Narcea
Coat of arms of Cangas del Narcea
Coat of arms
Cangas del Narcea is located in Spain
Cangas del Narcea
Location in Spain
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Asturias
Province Asturias
Comarca Narcea
Judicial district Cangas del Narcea
Capital Cangas del Narcea
 • Alcalde José Luis Fontaniella (PP)
 • Total 823.57 km2 (317.98 sq mi)
Highest elevation 2,007 m (6,585 ft)
 • Total 14,796
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Demonym(s) cangu'es / canguesa
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 33800-33819
Website Official website
Church of Santa María Magdalena de Cangas del Narcea.

Cangas del Narcea is the oldest municipality in the Principality of Asturias in Spain. It is also the largest municipality in Asturias. It is in the southwest of Asturias, on the Asturian border with León. Formerly, Cangas del Narcea was known as Cangas de Tineo (Asturian: Cangas de Tinéu). Cangas del Narcea is also the name of the municipality's capital, and one of the judicial districts in Asturias.

Cangas del Narcea contains the Muniellos Biosphere Reserve, designated as such by UNESCO in 2000. In 2002, this reserve was incorporated into the Natural Park of Fuentes del Narcea, Degaña, and Ibias (Parque Natural de Fuentes del Narcea, Degaña e Ibias), a 550 km² (212 sq mi) park whose formation prompted legal action by landowners.


  • Parishes 1
  • Politics 2
  • Demography 3
  • External links 4


Cangas del Narcea is divided into 54 parishes:

Ambasaguas, Cangas del Narcea


1979 1 3 2 9 - 5 1 21
1983 7 5 6 - - - 3 21
1987 10 3 3 5 - - 0 21
1991 11 6 3 0 - - 1 21
1995 8 6 2 0 - - 1 17
1999 9 5 1 - 1 - 1 17
2003 7 7 2 - 1 - 0 17
2007 8 6 3 - 0 - 0 17
2011 4 5 6 - 0 - 1 17
by: Ministerio del Interior y Federación Asturiana de Concejos


by: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de España - graphic for WorldHeritage

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