Candamo (Asturian: Candamu) is a municipality in the Autonomous commonty o the Principality o Asturias, Spain. It is bordered on the east bi Las Regueras, on the sooth bi Grado, on the north bi Illas, Castrillón an Soto del Barco, an on the wast bi Pravia an Salas.

Candamo
Banner o Candamo
Banner
Coat o airms o Candamo
Coat o airms
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Candamo is locatit in Spain
Candamo
Candamo
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°26′48″N 6°3′29″W / 43.44667°N 6.05806°W / 43.44667; -6.05806Coordinates: 43°26′48″N 6°3′29″W / 43.44667°N 6.05806°W / 43.44667; -6.05806
Kintra Spain
Autonomous commonty Asturias
ProvinceAsturias
ComarcaAvilés
Judicial districtPravia
CapitalGrullos
Govrenment
 • AlcaldeJosé Antonio García Vega (PSOE)
Aurie
 • Total71.97 km2 (27.79 sq mi)
Highest elevation
613 m (2,011 ft)
Population
 • Tot2,218
 • Density31/km2 (80/sq mi)
Demonym(s)candamín / candamina
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
33828 and 33829
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HistoryEedit

Aroond Candamo an specially on the shores o the Rio Nalon mony paleolithic artifacts hae been foond. The first documentations aboot Candamo are frae the 11t century an wis foond in an Monasterys Archive.

Coat o airmsEedit

  • Left: the coat o airms frae Grado.
  • Richt: a seembol for the buirds, Don Pelayo uised, tae big a brig ower the river, tae cross wi his sodgers.

PairishesEedit

PoliticsEedit


PSOE PP IU-BA CDS Andere Tot
1979 1 0 6 0 4 11
1983 1 2 8 - 0 11
1987 - - 3 2 6 11
1991 9 0 2 0 0 11
1995 7 3 1 - 0 11
1999 9 1 1 - 0 11
2003 8 2 1 - 0 11
2007 8 2 1 - 0 11

DemografieEedit

bi: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de España - grafic for Wikipedia

Points o interestEedit

  • El palacio de Valdés Bazán, frae 17t hunderyear
  • La casa de la Torre,
  • El palacio de Cañedo
  • El palacio de los Casares in San Tirso

See an awEedit

Freemit airtinsEedit

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