WHERE IS GIJÓN? GIJÓN IS IN THE NORTH OF SPAIN. IT IS IN THE REGION OF ASTURIAS. IT IS NEAR THE CANTABRIC SEA.
Flag , Emblem and Population Population (2008) –Total 275,699 Density 1,518.2/km2 (3,932/sq mi)
CLIMATE.The weather in Gijon, determinedby the presence of the sea andthe low altitude of the council, isbasically oceanic fresh, with heavyrains from autumn until earlyspring and a more stable andwarm weather in summer..
Economy Gijóns economy has undergone major changes from the harsh industrial sector restructuring since the early seventies.
Feats San Pedro:Festival dedicated to St. Peter, on June 29. During the day is celebrated a day typically Asturian country in the gardens of the Museum of Asturias.
Antroxu:. The Antroxu, in Gijón, is the celebration of Carnival. Are held in conjunction with the carnival as in the rest of the Spanish territory, usually in February.
Gas t r o n o my We highlight in the classical food, as the first, thebeans, the queens in the Asturian cuisine, whetherin the world-famous Asturian bean stew compango (chorizo, blood sausage and pork Asturian), such as clams, crab, with hunting, etc. .Todo pot watered cider, which served the traditional way Gijon is also quarry young chefs who have rejuvenated the Asturian cuisine.