Cabezón de la Sal

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Cabezón de la Sal
Streets in Cabezón de la Sal
Streets in Cabezón de la Sal
Coat of arms of Cabezón de la Sal
Coat of arms
Location of Cabezón de la Sal
Location of Cabezón de la Sal
Cabezón de la Sal is located in Spain
Cabezón de la Sal
Cabezón de la Sal
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°18′27″N 4°13′57″W / 43.30750°N 4.23250°W / 43.30750; -4.23250Coordinates: 43°18′27″N 4°13′57″W / 43.30750°N 4.23250°W / 43.30750; -4.23250
Country Spain
Autonomous communityCantabria
ProvinceCantabria
ComarcaSaja and Nansa valleys
Judicial districtTorrelavega
CapitalCabezón de la Sal
Government
 • AlcaldesaEsther Merino Portugal (PP)
Area
 • Total33.56 km2 (12.96 sq mi)
Elevation
128 m (420 ft)
Population
(2008)
 • Total8,234
 • Density250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
WebsiteOfficial website

Cabezón de la Sal is a municipality located in the autonomous community of Cantabria, Spain. According to the 2007 census, the town has a population of 7,971 inhabitants.

Languages[edit]

The official language spoken in the municipality is Spanish although not its standard version but the Cantabrian one with some specific differences in its pronunciation and semantics relative to the standard Spanish.

Festivals[edit]

  • 2 February: Las Candelas in Casar de Periedo
  • 9 March: La Castañera in Vernejo
  • 29 June: Saint Peter in Carrejo
  • Día de Cantabria or Día de la Montaña (Cantabrian day) celebrated on second Sunday of August.
  • 16 August: San Roque in La Pesa district in Cabezón de la Sal, Bustablado and Duña.
  • 12 October El Pilar in Las Casucas (A famous district in the town of Cabezón de la Sal).
  • 11 November: Saint Martin, patron saint of the town.

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