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Candamo

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Country  Spain
Comarca  Avilés
Capital  Grullos
Area  71.97 km²
Population  2,108 (2014)
Autonomous community  Asturias
Judicial district  Pravia
Highest elevation  613 m (2,011 ft)
Local time  Wednesday 4:06 AM
Province  Asturias
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Weather  9°C, Wind SW at 3 km/h, 82% Humidity

Candamo (Asturian: Candamu) is a municipality in the Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias, Spain. It is bordered on the east by Las Regueras, on the south by Grado, on the north by Illas, Castrillón and Soto del Barco, and on the west by Pravia and Salas.

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Map of Candamo, Asturias, Spain

History

Around Candamo and specially on the shores of the Rio Nalon many paleolithic artifacts have been found. The first documentations about Candamo are from the 11th century and was found in an Monasterys Archive.

Coat of arms

  • Left: the coat of arms from Grado.
  • Right: a symbol for the boards, Don Pelayo used, to build a bridge over the river, to cross with his soldiers.
  • Points of interest

  • El palacio de Valdés Bazán, from 17th century
  • La casa de la Torre,
  • El palacio de Cañedo
  • El palacio de los Casares in San Tirso
  • References

    Candamo Wikipedia


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