Puente Viesgo

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Puente Viesgo
Municipality
Puente Viesgo is located in Spain
Puente Viesgo
Puente Viesgo
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°18′2″N 3°57′47″W / 43.30056°N 3.96306°W / 43.30056; -3.96306Coordinates: 43°18′2″N 3°57′47″W / 43.30056°N 3.96306°W / 43.30056; -3.96306
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Cantabria
Province Cantabria
Comarca Valles Pasiegos
Government
 • Alcalde Alejandro Sáez García (2010) (PRC)
Area
 • Total 36.14 km2 (13.95 sq mi)
Elevation 71 m (233 ft)
Highest elevation 730 m (2,400 ft)
Lowest elevation 70 m (230 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 2,685
 • Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Demonym Toranceses
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Official language(s) Spanish
Website Official website

Puente Viesgo is a municipality in Cantabria, Spain.

The various populations of Puente Viesgo (Bridge Viesgo) are documented since the year 1000 by the abbey of Santillana del Mar. These documents describe a bridge over the river Pas, from which comes the name of the municipality.

Old houses in Puente Viesgo.
Cave of Las Monedas.
Cave of El Haza.
San Miguel Church.