Nava, Asturias

Nava is a place and a municipality in the autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain. The 5511 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2013) live in six parroquias.

Community structure

  • Ceceda ( Cecea ) 526 inhabitants in 2008 43 ° 21 ' 24 " N, 5 ° 27' 13" W43.356636 - 5.453619204
  • Cuenya 301 inhabitants in 2008 43 ° 22 ' 55 " N, 5 ° 29' 8" W43.38184 - 5.485619301
  • El Remedio ( Remediu ) 324 inhabitants in 2008 43 ° 22 ' 39 " N, 5 ° 32 ' 42" W43.377498 - 5.54497280
  • Nava 3932 inhabitants in 2008
  • Priandi 186 inhabitants in 2008 43 ° 20 ' 49 " N, 5 ° 32 ' 3" W43.346913 - 5.534073281
  • Tresali 91 inhabitants in 2008 43 ° 21 ' 39 " N, 5 ° 28' 31" W43.360925 - 5.475232255

The coat of arms of the municipality consists of the coat of arms of the family " Alvarez de las Asturias " (above), the coat of arms of the monastery of " San Pelayo de Oviedo " (bottom left) and the arms of the " family Posadas " ( bottom right).


As almost everywhere in Asturias confirm findings from the Paleolithic the early settlement of the region.

The Romans had several castles with an appropriate infrastructure to protect the gold mines of northern Spain and to provide logistical support. Significant coin and pottery finds confirm the colonization over several hundred years.

During the Spanish War of Independence and the Carlistenaufstände the community was confirmed in the present boundaries. The most important infrastructure project in this period was the construction of the railway line Oviedo- Infiesto.


The municipality is bordered by Sariego, Cabranes and Villaviciosa in the north, in the south of Piloña and Laviana, in the west of Bimenes and Siero.

The Rio Piloña is the largest, springing in the community river. Other notable rivers are the Río Merenderi, the Salar Rio, the Rio Punegru, the Rio la Faya, the Rio Los Cuervo, the Pendón and the Rio Fuensanta. The rivers of the community are known for their abundance of trout, salmon and other game fish.

The mountain ranges of the Sierra de la Peña Mayor with the Pico Trigueiro ( 1,291 m), the municipality limit in the west. The middle mountain ranges of the " Sierra de Ques ", with the " Bierce ( 769 m) " and the nearby " Varallonga (865 m) " represent the last major surveys towards the coast dar.

Over the following transport links you can reach Nava:

  • Nearest international airport: Asturias Airport.
  • Stops the feve there is in any place in the community.
  • About the N-634 (East / West) and the AS -357 (north / south) to reach the town by car.


Since time immemorial, agriculture, and particularly the fruit-growing ( apples), the main source of income of the municipality. The middle class is characterized by the Sidraproduktion. The service sector of the tourism industry is also here, the division with the greatest growth.


  • Through the centuries- long production of Sidra here a variety of formulations to the cider have evolved. Especially noteworthy are chorizo ​​in cider and rabbits in Sidra.
  • The bean stew here, as in all of Asturias has a long tradition and is eaten mostly in the cold season.



The 13 seats in the municipal council are distributed as follows:


  • Monastery of San Bartolomé de Nava
  • Chapel Santos Martires in Llames Bajo
  • Parish Church of San Andrés in 1896
  • Parish Church of San Bartolomé in Nava
  • El Museo de la Sidra ( Museum of Sidra )

Festivals and Celebrations

  • In July, the great " Festival de la Sidra " in Nava
  • More Ferias see on the calendar of events