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Coat of arms of Onís
Coat of arms
Onís is located in Spain
Location in Spain
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Asturias
Province Asturias
Comarca Oriente
Judicial district Cangas de Onís
Capital Benia de Onís
 • Alcalde José Antonio González Gutiérrez (PSOE)
 • Total 75.42 km2 (29.12 sq mi)
Highest elevation 2,129 m (6,985 ft)
 • Total 830
 • Density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 33556
Website Official website

Onís is a municipality and a parish in the Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias, Spain. The municipality is bordered on the north by Llanes, on the south by the province of León, to the east by Cabrales and to the west by Cangas de Onís.

The area of the municipality is 75 km2, being more of a third of its territory in the Picos de Europa National Park.[1] The population is dispersed over various population centers, being its capital de Benia de Onís. In 2007, the population is of 920 inhabitants, increasing remarkably during holiday times.

The source of the Güeña River, main affluent of the Sella River, is lowest point of the municipality with 175 m. Part of the Picos de Europa, the Pico de Verdilluenga is the highest point of the municipality with 2,129 m.


  • Parishes 1
  • Principal towns in the municipality 2
  • Notes 3
  • External links 4


Principal towns in the municipality

  • Avín
  • Benia de Onís
  • Bobia de Arriba
  • Bobia de Abajo
  • Talavero
  • La Robellada
  • El Pedroso
  • Gamonéu
  • Pandellevandes
  • Sirviella
  • Demués


  1. ^ Concejo de Onís. "Datos Básicos" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 21 December 2007. Retrieved 28 November 2007. 

External links

  • Federación Asturiana de Concejos (Spanish)

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