Llanera, Asturias

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Llanera
Municipality
Palaciu de Villanueva en San Cucao, council of Llanera, Asturias, Spain.
Palaciu de Villanueva en San Cucao, council of Llanera, Asturias, Spain.
Flag of Llanera
Flag
Coat of arms of Llanera
Coat of arms
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Llanera is located in Spain
Llanera
Llanera
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°28′N 5°56′W / 43.467°N 5.933°W / 43.467; -5.933
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Asturias
Province Asturias
Comarca Oviedo
Judicial district Oviedo
Capital Posada de Llanera
Government
 • Alcalde José Avelino Sánchez (PP)
Area
 • Total 106.69 km2 (41.19 sq mi)
Highest elevation 317 m (1,040 ft)
Population
 • Total 13,505
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Demonym llanerense
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 33424
Official language(s) Bable, Spanish

Llanera is a municipality in the Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias, Spain. It is bordered on the north by Gijón and Corvera de Asturias, on the south by Oviedo, on the east by Gijón and Siero, and on the west by Illas and Las Regueras. Its capital is located 11 km from Oviedo, 20 km from Avilés, and 22 km from Gijón.

Renfe, the national railroad organization, has stations in Lugo de Llanera, Villabona y Ferroñes.

The municipality has an important industrial sector. There are industrial parks at Silvota and Asipo.

There is a penitentiary in Villabona.

Lugo de Llanera was founded as a Roman settlement, named Lucus Asturum. It is situated at the fork of the Roman roads to Astorga and Cantabria.

Spanish football international Santi Cazorla was born there.

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