Ampuero

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Ampuero
Flag of Ampuero
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Coat of arms of Ampuero
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Ampuero (Cantabria) Mapa.svg
Ampuero is located in Cantabria
Ampuero
Ampuero
Location in Spain
Ampuero is located in Spain
Ampuero
Ampuero
Ampuero (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
ProvinceCantabria
ComarcaAsón valley
Judicial districtLaredo
CapitalAmpuero
Government
 • AlcaldesaMaría de las Nieves Abascal Gómez (2007) (PSC-PSOE)
Area
 • Total32.34 km2 (12.49 sq mi)
Elevation
11 m (36 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total4,219
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
39840
WebsiteOfficial website

Ampuero (Ampueru in cantabrian) is a municipality located in the autonomous community of Cantabria, Spain. It is surrounded by the municipalities of Limpias, Liendo, Voto, Guriezo and Rasines. Its strategic location in the centre of the Asón-Agüera 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 exquisite gastronomy. The Virgen Niña festivities, declared of regional touristic interest, have the popular encierros. Ampuero has a 32.3 squared km area, and it is located 55 km away from Santander. According to the 2007 census, the city has a population of 3.682 inhabitants.

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  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.