Miengo

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Miengo
Municipality
Location of Miengo
Location of Miengo
Miengo is located in Spain
Miengo
Miengo
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°25′41″N 3°59′28″W / 43.42806°N 3.99111°W / 43.42806; -3.99111Coordinates: 43°25′41″N 3°59′28″W / 43.42806°N 3.99111°W / 43.42806; -3.99111
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Cantabria
Province Cantabria
Comarca Santander
Judicial district Torrelavega
Capital Miengo
Government
 • Alcalde Avelino Cuartas Coz
Area
 • Total 24.50 km2 (9.46 sq mi)
Elevation 11 m (36 ft)
Population (2013)
 • Total 4,654
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)

Miengo is a municipality in Cantabria, Spain.[1]

Geography[edit]

Miengo is situated in the central coast of Cantabria, between the Ría de San Martín de la Arena and the Ría de Mogro. Miengo has five beaches: Cuchía, Los Caballos, Usgo, Robayera and Usil; and two "calas": Las Monedas y El Huevo Frito. The natural limits of Miengo are the river Pas (east), the Ria de San Martin de la Arena (east) and the Cantabric sea (north). Miengo has border with the municipalities of Polanco, Pielagos, Liencres and Suances.

Population[edit]

Miengo has 4.540 in six vilges:

  • Bárcena de Cudón, 302.
  • Cuchía, 745.
  • Cudón, 532.
  • Gornazo, 136.
  • Miengo (Capital), 1.329.
  • Mogro, 1.396.

Government[edit]

Avelino Cuartas (People's Party) is the actual mayor of Miengo, since 1995.[2]

Municipal elections, May 25, 2003
Partie Votes % Seats
PP 1115 43,75 % 6
PSOE 738 27,95 % 3
PRC 499 18,90 % 2
Municipal elections, May 27, 2007
Partie Votes % Seats
PP 1328 49,52 % 6
PSOE 695 25,91 % 3
PRC 538 20,06 % 2
Municipal elections, May 22, 2011
Partie Votes % Seats
PP 1344 49,83 % 6
PRC 616 22,84 % 3
PSOE 554 20,54 % 2

Economy[edit]

6,1% of the population of Miengo works in agriculture, 38,5% works in industry and 55,4% works in services. The unemployment rate is 11,4%.

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