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Cudillero

Cudillero
Cuideiru
Flag of Cudillero
Coat of arms of Cudillero
Location of Cudillero
Location of Cudillero
Cudillero is located in Spain
Cudillero
Cudillero
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°33.6′N 6°9′W / 43.5600°N 6.150°W / 43.5600; -6.150
Country Spain
Autonomous community Asturias
ProvinceAsturias
ComarcaAvilés
CapitalCudillero
Government
 • AlcaldeIgnacio Escribano Fernández (PP)
Area
 • Total100.78 km2 (38.91 sq mi)
Elevation
785 m (2,575 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total5,078
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Demonym(s)pixuetu, pixueta
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
33150 al 33159
Official language(s)Pixueto, Spanish
TypeNon-movable
CriteriaHistoric ensemble
Designated29 June 2006
Reference no.RI-53-0000610

Cudillero (Asturian: Cuideiru) is a municipality in the Principality of Asturias, Spain. Nowadays, Cudillero's main economic activities are related to tourism, but it is also known for its fishing industry. A legend says that it was founded by the Vikings. In addition to Castillian some locals still speak a dialect called Pixueto.

Usually, Spanish-media considers Cudillero as one of the most beautiful villages in Spain.[2]

Coat of arms

(See image at right)

  • Top left: Arms of the Pravia family.
  • Top right: Arms of the Omaña family.
  • Bottom: A reference to the Church of San Pedro.

Way of Saint James

The Way of Saint James, named The Northern Way (Camino de la Costa) passes through Cudillero. There is also a Pilgrim Heritage Hostal: Albergue de Peregrinos «Soto de Luiña» - Soto de Luiña, s/n – 3156-Cudillero with 20 Beds. Phone 985-59.00.03

Politics

PSOE PP IU-BA Others Total
2003 10 2 1 0 13
2007 10 3 0 0 13

Parishes

Cudillero has nine parishes (administrative divisions):

Demography

Seafood Restaurants in Cudillero
The Silence beach
Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de España

References

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  2. ^ "Así es Cudillero, el pueblo más bonito de Asturias". No. El Mundo. Retrieved 17 June 2020.
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