Cudillero

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Cudillero
Cuideiru
Municipality
Cudillero Asturias.jpg
Flag of Cudillero
Flag
Coat of arms of Cudillero
Coat of arms
Location of Cudillero
Location of Cudillero
Cudillero is located in Spain
Cudillero
Cudillero
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°33.6′N 6°9′W / 43.5600°N 6.150°W / 43.5600; -6.150Coordinates: 43°33.6′N 6°9′W / 43.5600°N 6.150°W / 43.5600; -6.150
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Asturias
Province Asturias
Comarca Avilés
Capital Cudillero
Government
 • Alcalde Ignacio Escribano Fernández (PP)
Area
 • Total 100.78 km2 (38.91 sq mi)
Elevation 785 m (2,575 ft)
Population
 • Total 5,855
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym(s) pixuetu, pixueta
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 33150 al 33159
Official language(s) Pixueto, Spanish

Cudillero (Asturian: Cuideiru) is a municipality in the Principality of Asturias, Spain. Nowadays, Cudillero's main economic activities are related to tourism, but it is also known for its fishing industry. A legend says that it was founded by the Vikings. In addition to Castillian some locals still speak a dialect called Pixueto.

History[edit]

Coat of Arms[edit]

  • Top left: Arms of the Pravia family.
  • Top right: Arms of the Omaña family.

Bottom: A reference to the Church of San Pedro.

Way of Saint James[edit]

The Way of Saint James, named The Northern Way (Camino de la Costa) passes through Cudillero. There is also a Pilgrim Heritage Hostal: Albergue de Peregrinos «Soto de Luiña» - Soto de Luiña, s/n - 3156-Cudillero with 20 Beds. Phone 985-59.00.03

Politic[edit]

PSOE PP IU-BA Others Total
2003 10 2 1 0 13
2007 10 3 0 0 13

Parishes[edit]

Cudillero has nine parishes (administrative divisions):

Demography[edit]

Seafood Restaurants in Cuideiru.
Concha de Artedo beach.
Quelle: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de España - grafische Aufarbeitung für Wikipedia

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