Avilés

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Avilés

  1. 1. Avilés
  2. 3. Location <ul><li>Its in Asturias by the sea, near Peñas cape </li></ul><ul><li>Avilés is situated to 500 kilometres from Madrid </li></ul><ul><li>There are 84000 people </li></ul><ul><li>Is the third city more populated in Asturias </li></ul><ul><li>Its harbor is one of the most important of the north of Spain </li></ul>
  3. 4. Demographic and economic evolution <ul><li>In the XIX century: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Its economy was based in the primary and secondary sector </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The population of Avilés increases thanks to the industry and the inmigration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve the infrastructures of the harbor of Avilés so that they can arrive ships bigger </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Art <ul><li>Its art goes of the romance to the modernism </li></ul><ul><li>The zone of the centre is declared zone of Monumental Artistic interest </li></ul><ul><li>In Avilés there are a lot of churches and momuments, we can stress : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Palace of Camposagrado </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cathedral of Sabugo </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Celebrations <ul><li>Avilés is the city in Asturias with more parties </li></ul><ul><li>Its “antroxu” its declarated celebration of regional interest </li></ul><ul><li>The saint week: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Walks of the confreries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Party of the “bollo”,declarated party of national and international interest </li></ul></ul>Tipic “bollo” Carnival
  6. 7. Beaches <ul><li>Near Avilés there are some beaches: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Salinas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Xagó </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arnao </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>San Juan </li></ul></ul>1. 2. 3. 4.
  7. 8. Now <ul><li>The mayoress is the socialist Pilar Valera </li></ul><ul><li>Avilés is entusiasmed with the project of the Cultural Centre Niemeyer that is attracting to big number of famous people </li></ul>
  8. 9. Credits Realized by: Adrián Fernández Clemente Bibliography: Diverse sources Images: www.google.es

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