Parres

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Parres
Municipality
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Coat of arms of Parres
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Parres is located in Spain
Parres
Parres
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°22′12″N 5°11′24″W / 43.37000°N 5.19000°W / 43.37000; -5.19000Coordinates: 43°22′12″N 5°11′24″W / 43.37000°N 5.19000°W / 43.37000; -5.19000
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Asturias
Province Asturias
Comarca Oriente
Judicial district Cangas de Onís
Capital Arriondas
Government
 • Alcalde Manuel Millán García González (PSOE)
Area
 • Total 126.08 km2 (48.68 sq mi)
Highest elevation 1,159 m (3,802 ft)
Population
 • Total 5,842
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s) parragués/a
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 33540
Website Official website

Parres is a municipality in the Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias, Spain. It is bordered on the north by Caravia and Ribadesella, on the east by Cangas de Onís, on the west by Piloña and Colunga, and on the south by Amieva.

The municipality's capital is the village of Arriondas, which sits on the banks of both the rivers Piloña and Sella. The municipality consists of two main valleys (of the rivers Sella and Piloña) that stretch around the North. The rest consists of mountains from the Cantabrian Mountains and, to the North West, the Sierra del Sueve.

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The capital of the municipality is the village of Arriondas, located in the parish of Cuadroveña.

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