Bimenes

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Bimenes
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
ProvinceAsturias
ComarcaOviedo
Government
 • AlcaldeJosé Emilio González Aller (Bloque Independiente de Bimenes)
Area
 • Total32.69 km2 (12.62 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,144 m (3,753 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total1,700
 • Density52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Demonym(s)yerbatu/a
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
33527
WebsiteOfficial 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]

The current mayor is Aitor García Corte (Partíu Asturianista).

Local elections
Party/List 1979 1983 1987[2] 1991[2] 1995[2] 1999[2] 2003[2] 2007[3] 2011[4] 2015[5]
FSA-PSOE 2 3 4 3 3 3 1 1 0 4
CD / AP / PP 0 2 1 2 2 2 1 0 0 0
PCE / IU-BA / IU-The Greens 4 6 6 6 6 3 2 1 1 1
PAS / URAS-PAS 0 0 1 0 1 3
URAS / URAS-PAS 0
Xente Yerbato 1
BIB 3 7 7
UCD / CDS 3 0 0
PDNI 3
BISODE 3
Total 9 11 11 11 11 11 11 9 9 9

Parishes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Consulta de Resultados Electorales". Dirección General de Política Interior (in Spanish). Ministerio del Interior. Gobierno de España. 2 August 2014. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  3. ^ "MUNICIPALES / MAYO 2007". Dirección General de Política Interior (in Spanish). Ministerio del Interior. Gobierno de España. 2007. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  4. ^ "PARRES". Elecciones Locales 2011 (in Spanish). Ministerio del Interior. Gobierno de España. 22 May 2011. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Asturias - Bimenes". Elecciones Locales 2015. Ministerio del Interior. Gobierno de España. 2 June 2015. Retrieved 17 April 2019.