Ampuero

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Ampuero
Municipality
Flag of Ampuero
Flag
Coat of arms of Ampuero
Coat of arms
Ampuero (Cantabria) Mapa.svg
Ampuero is located in Spain
Ampuero
Ampuero
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°20′41″N 3°24′52″W / 43.34472°N 3.41444°W / 43.34472; -3.41444Coordinates: 43°20′41″N 3°24′52″W / 43.34472°N 3.41444°W / 43.34472; -3.41444
Country  Spain
Autonomous community Cantabria
Province Cantabria
Comarca Asón valley
Judicial district Laredo
Capital Ampuero
Government
 • Alcaldesa María de las Nieves Abascal Gómez (2007) (PSC-PSOE)
Area
 • Total 32.34 km2 (12.49 sq mi)
Elevation 11 m (36 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 4,052
 • Density 130/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39840
Website Official website

Ampuero (Ampueru in cantabrian) is a municipality located in the autonomous community of Cantabria, Spain.Surrounded by the municipalities of Limpias, Liendo, Voto, Guriezo and Rasines. It's strategic locationin the cente of the Ason Aguera County has made it the County head town, which contributes to important services and an industrial area in its surroundings. This town has various outdoor activities such as Trout and Salmon Fishing, that provides an exquisit gastronomy. The Virgen Niña festivities, declared of regional turisti interes, have the popular Encierros. Ampuero has a 32.3 squared km area, and its located 55 km away from Santander. According to the 2007 census, the city has a population of 3.682 inhabitants.

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