Asturias - Principality of Asturias
The Principality of Asturias is an autonomous community in ► Spain. Asturias borders with the Cantabric Sea to the north, with Galicia to the east, with Castile and León to the south and with Cantabria to the west. The capital of Asturias is Oviedo, while the most populated municipality is Gijón.
El Principado de Asturias (en asturiano, Principáu d'Asturies) es una comunidad autónoma española situada al norte de la Península Ibérica. Ocupa un territorio de 10.603,57 km² que limita al norte con el mar Cantábrico, al este con Galicia, al sur con Castilla y León y al oeste con Cantabria. La capital de Asturias es Oviedo y el municipio con mayor población es Gijón.
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