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Tinéu (Asturian)
View of Tinéu
View of Tinéu
Flag of Tinéu
Coat of arms of Tinéu
The Municipality of Tinéu within Asturias
The Municipality of Tinéu within Asturias
Tinéu is located in Asturias
Location of the town of Tinéu in Asturias
Tinéu is located in Spain
Location of the town of Tinéu in Spain
Coordinates: 43°20′N 6°25′W / 43.333°N 6.417°W / 43.333; -6.417
Country Spain
Autonomous community Asturias
 • Alcalde
(Since 2012)
José Ramón Feito Lorences (PSOE)
 • Total540.83 km2 (208.82 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,532 m (5,026 ft)
 • Total9,543
 • Density18/km2 (46/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code

Tinéu (Spanish: Tineo) is a concejo (municipality) in the Principality of Asturias, Spain. It is situated on a small tributary of the Narcea River. It is the second-largest municipality in Asturias. It is bordered to the north by Valdés, to the south by Cangas del Narcea, to the west by Villayón and Allande, and to the east by Salas, Miranda and Somiedo.

Mining, agriculture and stock-rearing have been the principal industries since the early 20th century.[2]


Santa María de Obona monastery

Coat of arms

Top left, Castle Tinéu
Top right, Coat of Arms from García de la Plaza, the local Heroe
Bottom left, Coat of Arms by the Cistercians Monastery in Castilla
Bottom right unten, Coat of Arms by the Franciscans in the Monastery of Tieno
middle, das Coat of Arms from the Count of Tineo

Way of St. James

The Way of St. James or Camino de Santiago named "The Northern Way" (Camino de la Costa) Camino Primitivo passes Luarca. There are also two Pilgrim Heritages:

  • Albergue de Peregrinos «Mater Christi» - Marco Rodríguez, s/n - 33870 - Tineo (20 Beds)
  • Albergue de Peregrinos «Tineo» - C/ Cabezas de San Juan - 33870 Tineo.


Historical population of Tinéu


1979 1 1 5 7 7 21
1983 1 4 2 14 0 21
1987 6 3 3 5 0 17
1991 6 2 0 9 0 17
1995 4 4 9 0 17
1999 4 5 2 5 1 17
2003 6 7 0 3 1 17
2007 11 5 1 0 17
2011 12 4 1 17
Sources: Ministerio del Interior and Federación Asturiana de Concejos

Parroquias (Parishes)

  • Nieres
  • Oubona
  • Santuyanu
  • Porciles
  • El Pozón
  • San Esteban de Reḷḷamiegu
  • Reḷḷanos
  • San Fliz
  • San Fagondu
  • San Frichosu
  • Samartín de Semproniana


This oak has been declared a natural monument

The Sacred Art Museum of Tinéu is located at the Plaza Alonso Martinez inside the Convento de San Francisco del Monte ("Convent of San Francisco del Monte"), a 14th-century Roman Catholic church accessible via the AS-217 road.


  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  2. ^ Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Tineo" . Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol. 26 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 999.
  3. ^ "Determinación de los topónimos oficiales del concejo de Tineo".
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