Siero is a Spanish municipality ( concejo in Asturias, corresponds to the municipio in the rest of Spain) in the autonomous region of Asturias. It is bordered to the north by Gijón, on the south by Langreo and San Martin del Rey Aurelio, in the west of Oviedo and Llanera and on the east by Villaviciosa, Sariego, Nava and Bimenes. The capital is Posada de Siero.
- 4.1 The Way of St. James
- 5.1 Geology
- 5.2 Rivers and lakes
- 5.3 Road Access
Until the Middle Ages
The settlement in the region dates back to the Paleolithic period, barrows at " Alto de la Maya " ( Espinera ) and " Cantu Negru " ( Bobes ) still bear witness to it. The Romans had a major road that led along the Rio Seco. Settlements and bridges at the places " Colloto ", " Bergueres ", " Lugones " and "La Pola " and fragments of the road, which are used to today. The first written record comes from the year 905, when the reign of Alfonso III. the (church) " Iglesia de Santa María ", in San Martín de Siero the Archdiocese of Oviedo was passed. The church " Iglesia de San Félix " in Hevia followed in the year 967
To this day,
1270 a narrowing of the municipality is written under Alfonso X the first time. Until the 19th century the Concejo is governed by regional families and the Archdiocese of Oviedo. During the Spanish War of Independence the village was occupied in 1809 by the French General Kellermann, a year later again by General Bonet.
The coat of arms
The ancient symbol of the city in 1580, with the lily a symbol of purity and purification.
The Way of St. James
The Camino de Santiago, Camino de la Costa, runs through the community. The place Pola de Siero with the ( parish church ) " Parish Church de San Pedro " is the goal of this route by Siero.
The community has with its 52 301 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2013) covers an area of 211.60 km ². The highest elevation is the PICU Fariu with 731 meters.
Limestone and other metamorphic sedimentary rocks are the dominant rock formations.
Rivers and Lakes
The Rivers: Rio de la Reguera, Rio Fuente de la Canal, Rio de la Barganiza, Rio Vega, Rio Pinzales, Rio Norena, Rio Seco, Rio Ferrera, Río Nora, Rio Tixil, Rio Candin and several smaller streams traverse the community.
- Nearest international airport: Airport Asturias in Oviedo.
- Stops the feve or ALSA in any place.
- Railway connection to the network of Renfe in almost any place.
The municipality is divided into 29 Siero parroquias:
- La Carrera
- La Collada
- La paranza
- Pola de Siero
- San Juan Arenas
- Santa Eulalia de Vigil
- Santa Marina de Cuclillos
- Santiago Arenas
- Vega de Poja
A variety of attractions, recreational areas and natural wonders are not all here. Please refer the Town website under the tab " Información turística "
Festivals and Celebrations
Are almost daily in the active community events and festivals, please refer to the city's website under the tab " Siero en fiestas "
Sons and daughters of the town
- Alberto Hevia, Rally Pilot, Spanish Champion 2004
- Javi Fuego, Levante Unión Deportiva football players at
- Javi Venta, football players at Villarreal CF
- Population figures, see INE
- Zip see
- Coordinates and heights and distances see Google Earth