Bimenes

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Bimenes
Municipality
Coat of arms of Bimenes
Coat of arms
Bimenes Asturies map.svg
Bimenes is located in Spain
Bimenes
Bimenes
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°20′N 5°33′W / 43.333°N 5.550°W / 43.333; -5.550
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Asturias
Province Asturias
Comarca Oviedo
Government
 • Alcalde José Emilio González Aller (Bloque Independiente de Bimenes)
Area
 • Total 32.69 km2 (12.62 sq mi)
Highest elevation 1,144 m (3,753 ft)
Population
 • Total 1,907
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym yerbatu/a
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 33527
Website Official website
Town hall.

Bimenes is a municipality of Asturias, Spain. It borders with Siero, Nava, Laviana and San Martín del Rey Aurelio.

It is situated in the center zone of Asturias. Its capital is Martimporra. It is 32 km away from Oviedo and its main road is AS-25, that runs parallel to the Pra river.

The main towns of Bimenes are Martimporra, San Julian, Rozadas, Suares, Melendreros and Taballes.

Bimenes was famous of being a municipality full of miners, even though there were no mines in it, but the surrounding municipalities, Laviana and San Martin del Rey Aurelio did have many of them.

Its medium size surrounding mountains and steep roads are considered for sport events like Vuelta a España, Vuelta a Asturias, and the Rally Príncipe de Asturias.

Politics[edit]

BIB IU-BA PSOE PP BISODE PAS Otros Total
2003 3 1 2 1 3 1 0 11
2007 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 9

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