Salinas (Castrillón)

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Salinas (Castrillón)
Country Spain
Autonomous community Asturias
Province Asturias
Municipality Castrillón
Playa de Salinas
Philippe Cousteau Anchor Museum

Salinas is one of eight parishes (administrative divisions) in Castrillón, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain.

The population is 4,635 (INE 2006).

Salinas is a seaside resort and is the second most populated municipality behind Piedras Blancas, which is located just 2km away.

It has one of the longest beaches in Asturias, which is divided into 3 parts: Salinas, The Espartal and San Juan.


The Philippe Cousteau Anchor Museum is located in Salinas on La Peñon peninsula near the Arnao tunnel.


Coordinates: 43°34′50″N 5°57′08″W / 43.580556°N 5.952222°W / 43.580556; -5.952222