Valdés, Asturias

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Valdés
Municipality
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Coat of arms of Valdés
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Valdés is located in Spain
Valdés
Valdés
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°32′38″N 6°32′9″W / 43.54389°N 6.53583°W / 43.54389; -6.53583Coordinates: 43°32′38″N 6°32′9″W / 43.54389°N 6.53583°W / 43.54389; -6.53583
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Asturias
Province Asturias
Comarca Eo-Navia
Judicial district Valdés
Capital Luarca
Government
 • Alcalde Juan José Adolfo Fernández Pereiro (PSOE)
Area
 • Total 353.52 km2 (136.49 sq mi)
Highest elevation 1,010 m (3,310 ft)
Population
 • Total 14,038
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Demonym valdesano/a
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 33700
Website Official website

Valdés is a Spanish municipality in the province of Asturias. Its capital is Luarca. It borders the Bay of Biscay on the north, the municipalities of Navia and Villayón on the west, Tineo on the south, Salas on the southeast, and Cudillero on the east. The rivers Esva, Negro and Barayo flow through the area. The national road N-634 is the main road serving the municipality.

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1991 16,969 —    
1996 16,073 −5.3%
2001 14,789 −8.0%
2004 14,395 −2.7%
2007 13,838 −3.9%

Politics[edit]

PSOE PP CDS URAS Others Total
1979 2 1 11 - 7 21
1983 9 12 - - 0 21
1987 9 6 1 - 1 17
1991 10 7 0 - 0 17
1995 9 8 - - 0 17
1999 8 8 - 1 0 17
2003 7 5 - 5 0 17
2007 11 6 - 0 0 17

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Notable residents[edit]

External links[edit]

Vaqueira wedding in Aristébano.