Nalón (comarca)

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Nalón
Comarca

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Country  Spain
Autonomous community Asturias
Province Asturias
Municipalities
Area
 • Total 647 km2 (250 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 84,790
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)

Nalón is one of 8 comarcas, administrative divisions of Asturias, which is a province and an autonomous community in Spain . It has 83.000 inhabitants. The Nalón valley was an important point during the 19th and 20th centuries thanks to the siderurgy and mining industry.

The comarca of Nalón is divided into five municipalities (in Asturian Conceyos). From south to north they are (in each case giving the Spanish-language name, followed by the Asturian, if different):

Redes Natural Park

Coordinates: 43°14′12″N 5°31′49″W / 43.23667°N 5.53028°W / 43.23667; -5.53028