Llanera, Asturias

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Llanera
Palaciu de Villanueva en San Cucao, council of Llanera, Asturias, Spain.
Palaciu de Villanueva en San Cucao, council of Llanera, Asturias, Spain.
Flag of Llanera
Flag
Coat of arms of Llanera
Coat of arms
Llanera.png
Llanera is located in Spain
Llanera
Llanera
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°28′N 5°56′W / 43.467°N 5.933°W / 43.467; -5.933Coordinates: 43°28′N 5°56′W / 43.467°N 5.933°W / 43.467; -5.933
Country Spain
Autonomous community Asturias
ProvinceAsturias
ComarcaOviedo
Judicial districtOviedo
CapitalPosada de Llanera
Government
 • AlcaldeGerardo Sanz Pérez (PSOE)
Area
 • Total106.69 km2 (41.19 sq mi)
Highest elevation
317 m (1,040 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total13,676
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Demonym(s)llanerense
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
33424
Official language(s)Asturian, Spanish

Llanera is a municipality in the Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias, Spain. It is bordered on the north by Gijón and Corvera de Asturias, on the south by Oviedo, on the east by Gijón and Siero, and on the west by Illas and Las Regueras. Its capital is located 11 km from Oviedo, 20 km from Avilés, and 22 km from Gijón.

Renfe, the national railroad organization, has stations in Lugo de Llanera, Villabona y Ferroñes.

The municipality has an important industrial sector. There are industrial parks at Silvota and Asipo.

There is a penitentiary in Villabona.

Lugo de Llanera was founded as a Roman settlement, named Lucus Asturum. It is situated at the fork of the Roman roads to Astorga and Cantabria.

Spanish football international Santi Cazorla was born there.

Parishes[edit]

External links[edit]


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