Avión

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Avión
municipality
Official seal of Avión
Seal
Location in Galicia
Location in Galicia
Avión is located in Spain
Avión
Avión
Location in Galicia
Coordinates: 42°23′18″N 8°16′22″W / 42.38833°N 8.27278°W / 42.38833; -8.27278Coordinates: 42°23′18″N 8°16′22″W / 42.38833°N 8.27278°W / 42.38833; -8.27278
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Galicia
Province  Ourense
Comarca O Ribeiro
Government
 • Mayor Antonio Montero Fernández (People's Party)
Area[1]
 • Total 120.5 km2 (46.5 sq mi)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 1,910
 • Density 16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INE municipality code 32004
Website concelloavion.org/web/

Avión is a municipality in the Spanish province of Ourense. It has a population of 1,910 (2016)[1] and an area of 121 km².[2]

The town is the summer retreat of Spanish-Mexican millionaire Olegario Vázquez Raña who has hosted Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim there several times, and of other wealthy Mexicans who own summer homes there.[3]

Demography[edit]

From: INE Archiv

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "IGE. Táboas". www.ige.eu (in Galician). Retrieved 2017-10-07. 
  2. ^ a b "IGE - Principais resultados". www.ige.eu (in Galician). Retrieved 2017-10-07. 
  3. ^ http://www.elmundo.es/viajes/espana/2017/08/03/588b4a2422601d5f148b458c.html