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Carreño

Carreño
Municipality
View over Candás
View over Candás
Flag of Carreño
Flag
Coat of arms of Carreño
Coat of arms
Location of Carreño
Location of Carreño
Carreño is located in Spain
Carreño
Location in Spain
Coordinates:
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Asturias
Province Asturias
Comarca Gijón
Capital Candás
Government
 • Alcalde Manuel Ángel Riego (PSOE)
Area
 • Total 66.70 km2 (25.75 sq mi)
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population
 • Total 10,833
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 33430
Official language(s) Asturian
Website Official website

Carreño is a municipality in the Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias, Spain. It is bordered by Corvera de Asturias on the west, Gozón on the north, the Cantabrian Sea on the north and east, and Gijón on the east and south. Its capital is Candás.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Parishes 2
  • Politics 3
  • Culture 4
  • Notable people 5
  • External links 6

History

Almost everywhere in Asturias, of course also in Carreño, artifacts from Neolithicum were found. Also the Tumulus, Dolmen and Hill forts in the region shows the 100,000 year old avaluation.

Parishes

Parroquias Map

(The number preceding the name refers to its location on the parroquias map)

  1. Candás (Capital)
  2. Perlora
  3. Albandi
  4. Carrió
  5. Pervera (Asturian: Prevera)
  6. Prendes (Asturian: Priendes)
  7. Piedeloro (Asturian: Pieloro)
  8. Logrezana (Asturian: Llorgozana)
  9. Guimarán
  10. El Valle
  11. Ambás
  12. Tamón

Politics

PSOE PP UICA IU-BA URAS Andere Total
1999 7 4 _ 3 3 0 17
2003 5 3 4 3 1 1 17
2007 6 4 3 2 1 1 17
Source: El País

Culture

  • church La iglesia de San Félix built under Fruela II in the 9th century
  • church La iglesia de Santa María de Logrezana finished in the 19th century.
  • church La iglesia de Santa María de Piedeloro built in the 13th century
  • Parish church La iglesia parroquial de Ambás from the 18th century
  • Hermitage La ermita de San Antonio from the 16th century
  • Palace El palacio de Estrada Mora from the 16th century
Faro de Candás

Notable people

External links

  • Ayuntamiento de Carreño
  • Diario de noticias e información sobre Candás y Carreño (Spanish)
  • Federación Asturiana de Concejos (Spanish)
  • Página web sobre Candás (Spanish)
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