Luanco

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Luanco
Luanco is located in Spain
Luanco
Luanco
Coordinates: 43°37′03″N 5°47′38″W / 43.6175°N 5.793889°W / 43.6175; -5.793889Coordinates: 43°37′03″N 5°47′38″W / 43.6175°N 5.793889°W / 43.6175; -5.793889
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityAsturias
ProvinceAsturias
MunicipalityGozón

Luanco (Asturian: Lluanco) is the capital parish of the municipality of Gozón, within the province of Asturias, in northern Spain[1].

The population is 5,693 (INE 2007).

Luanco was an important fishing and whaling port. Currently, Luanco is a relevant tourist point in norther Spain, well known by its historic buildings (Santa María church, the Torre del Reloj or the Palace of Menéndez Pola), the beaches of Santa María and La Ribera and gastronomy as well.

Villages and hamlets[edit]

  • Aramar
  • Balbín
  • Legua
  • Luanco (capital)
  • Mazorra
  • Moniello
  • Peroño
  • Santa Ana

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Luanco/Lluanco". Turismo Asturias. Asturian Government. Retrieved 19 December 2019.