Amieva

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Amieva
Municipality
View of Sames, the capital of this municipality.
View of Sames, the capital of this municipality.
Flag of Amieva
Flag
Coat of arms of Amieva
Coat of arms
Amieva Asturies map.svg
Amieva is located in Spain
Amieva
Amieva
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°14′N 5°4′W / 43.233°N 5.067°W / 43.233; -5.067
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Asturias
Province Asturias
Comarca Oriente
Capital Sames
Government
 • Alcalde Ángel García García (PSOE)
Area
 • Total 113.90 km2 (43.98 sq mi)
Highest elevation 2,478 m (8,130 ft)
Population
 • Total 837
 • Density 7.3/km2 (19/sq mi)
Demonym amievense
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 33556 a 33558

Amieva is a municipality in the autonomous community of Asturias, Spain. It is also the name of one of the municipality's subdivisions (parroquias, or parish).

Amieva municipality is sparsely inhabited, having a resident population of 868 (2005) and a population density of fewer than 8 people per square kilometre. The total area covers some 114 km².

History[edit]

Coat of Arms[edit]

Old arms[edit]

  • Top: Emblem of Pelayo
  • Bottom: Two emblems of important families of the City

New arms[edit]

Since 30 August 2001.

  • Top left > Represents agriculture
  • Top right > Represents the Forest economy
  • Bottom > Represents the Rio Sella and the Picos de Europa, the most important natural features.

Politics[edit]


PSOE PP Others Total
2003 5 2 0 7
2007 4 3 0 7

Parishes[edit]

Amieva is divided into 5 parishes:

Demography[edit]

Instituto Nacional de Estadística de España - grafics for Wikipedia
Rebeco in the Picos de Europa.

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