Gijón
in Asturias of Principality of Asturias, Spain

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
43.536 and -5.662 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 43° 32' 8" and W -5° 39' 41"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Basque, Occitan
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:56 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Europe/Madrid
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
8:12 am and 8:16 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-42.867 and 173.300 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Port Robinson
References
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Discover Gijón

Gijón in Asturias (Principality of Asturias) with it's 277,554 citizens is a place in Spain about 238 mi (or 383 km) north-west of Madrid, the country's capital city.

Current time in Gijón is now 11:56 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Madrid with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports near Gijón. The closest airport in Spain is Asturias Airport in a distance of 19 mi (or 30 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Spain is Roman Walls of Lugo in a distance of 54 mi (or 86 km), South-West. We encountered 1 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Norena, Corvera de Asturias, Villaviciosa, Nava and Llanera. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 69 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 58 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 70%
Air Pressure 1016.5 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 56% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 25th of September 2019

20°C (68 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Thursday, 26th of September 2019

21°C (69 °F)
14°C (56 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 27th of September 2019

20°C (67 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

NH Gijón

Address
1,0 mi
PASEO DOCTOR FLEMING SN
33203 GIJON
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


abba Playa Gijón

Address
1,0 mi
Paseo del Doctor Fleming, 37
33203 Gijon
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


TRYP Gijón Rey Pelayo Hotel

Address
0,9 mi
Torcuato Fdz. Miranda 26
33203 Gijon
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 00:00 - Checkin: 00:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Silken Ciudad Gijón

Address
0,7 mi
Bohemia 13
33207 Gijon
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Principe de Asturias

Address
0,7 mi
Manso, 2
33203 Gijon
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 23:59 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hotel Asturias

Address
0,7 mi
Plaza Mayor, 11
33201 Gijon
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Don Manuel

Address
0,6 mi
Calle Linares Rivas, 4
33206 Gijon
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Acebos Azabache

Address
0,2 mi
Calle Alfredo Truan 2
33205 Gijon
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


La Casa de Jovellanos

Address
0,7 mi
Plaza de Jovellanos 1
33201 Gijon
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Blue Marques de San Esteban

Address
0,6 mi
C/ Marqués de San Esteban nº11
33206 Gijon
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Gijón Olas gigantes arrasan costa cantábrica 2014

Published: March 03, 2014
Length: 55:08 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Santiago Miyares Gonzalez

En una cadena de temporales sin precedentes olas gigantes de más de 10 metros llegaron este 2014 a la playa de Gijón y al resto de la costa cantábrica.


Reyes Magos en Gijón 2015

Published: January 06, 2015
Length: 46:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Carmen Moriyon

Hoy han visitado los Reyes Magos Gijón y ha sido un día muy emocionante y cargado de momentos especiales. Quiero agradecer a la empresa INAER por prestarnos de forma gratuita el helicóptero,...


Antroxu de Gijón 2015

Published: February 17, 2015
Length: 52:14 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Carmen Moriyon

Ayer se celebró en Gijón el tradicional desfile del Antroxu de Charangas y Carrozas donde participaron 40 agrupaciones, desde la plaza de Toros hasta la plaza del Humedal. Os dejo un vídeo...


Guajes 2015 Gijón

Published: March 15, 2015
Length: 28:26 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Federacion Surf Asturias

Primera prueba del Circuito Guajes de la Federación Asturiana de Surf, valedera para el Circuito Nacional Promesas. Gijón, 14 de marzo de 2015.


GIJÓN, QUERRÁS VOLVER. (Menú - 3 cortometrajes)

Published: May 29, 2014
Length: 12:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jim-Box

Blanca Romero, Paula Prendes y Lara Alvarez. Juntas pero no revueltas en: "Gijón, Querrás Volver" Escoge el video que quieres ver.


Elogio del Horizonte, Gijón

Published: April 07, 2014
Length: 09:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nacho Gonzalez G. Colunga

Gijón tiene un monumento emblemático es el elogio del Horizonte, yo elogio el horizonte.


Campaña Reciclado de Aceite de Cocina. Gijón 2014

Published: September 24, 2014
Length: 04:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: EMULSA Medioambiente. Ayuntamiento de Gijón.

Resumen de la campaña de reciclado de aceite de cocina usado en Gijón. EMULSA Medioambiente.


Media Maratón Gijón 2014

Published: May 09, 2014
Length: 21:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Miguel Collado

IV Media Maratón Gijón, celebrada el día 3 de Mayo de 2014, con salida a las 18h. La prueba la ganó Said Aitadi en categoría masculina (dorsal 3) en un tiempo de 1h08'40 y Paula Mayobre...


Gijon city mañana bici GOPRO

Published: February 22, 2015
Length: 54:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Melkyo91

22-02-15.


Aseos autolimpiables PRIMUR

Published: November 21, 2014
Length: 54:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Marcos Vega / Fotógrafo

Ciclos de autolimpieza de aseos públicos de la empresa PRIMUR. Gijón Asturias © marcos vega www.photolounge.es.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

El Molinón

Estadio El Molinón is an association football stadium in Gijón, Asturias-Spain. The stadium is the home ground of Real Sporting de Gijón. The stadium's address is Parque de Isabel la Católica, 33390 Gijón.

Located at 43.5361, -5.63722 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Spain, Sporting de Gijón, 1982 FIFA World Cup stadiums, Sports venues in Asturias, Gijón

El Musel

El Musel is a seaport located in Asturias, in the north of Spain, and in the middle point of the Cantabrian Sea coast it has the Port of Gijón which is a gateway to Europe through the A-66 Madrid-Asturias and Cantabrian highways, allowing direct access to the western and centre of the Iberian Peninsula.

Located at 43.5628, -5.68333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ports and harbours of Spain, Transport in Asturias, Buildings and structures in Asturias, Port cities in Europe, Gijón, Ports and harbours of the Atlantic Ocean

Castillo de Salas (ship)

The Castillo de Salas was a Spanish bulk carrier that was launched in Ferrol in August, 1980. It weighed over 50,000 tons, displaced over 100,000 tons of water, measured approximately 250 metres in length, 40 metres across the beam, and 14.5 metres in draft. It required a crew complement of 32.

Located at 43.5556, -5.66111 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Maritime incidents in 1986, Maritime incidents in Spain, Ships built in Spain, 1986 in Spain, 1980 ships

Fresno (Gijón)

Fresno is a district (parroquia rural) of the municipality of Gijón / Xixón, in Asturias, Spain. The population of Fresno was 712 in 2003 and 597 in 2012. Fresno is a heavily industrialized area of Gijón / Xixón.

Located at 43.5259, -5.745 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Parishes in Gijón

Jove/Xove

Jove / Xove is one of the twenty-six parishes within the municipality of Gijón / Xixón, in Asturias, Spain, part of the West district of the city. Previously to be integrated in Gijón, Roces was one of the historical parishes of the city. Its population was 1,579 in 1995 and grew to 3,189 in 2012. Jove / Xove is located on the western coast of Gijón / Xixón. It borders the city in the east, and with the municipality of Carreño in the west. El Musel port is located in this district.

Located at 43.549, -5.7028 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Parishes in Gijón

L'Abadía Cenero

L'Abadía Cenero is a parish of the municipality of Gijón / Xixón, in Asturias, Spain. Its population was 1,467 in 2012. The highest point of the parish is the Monte Los Llanos with 279 meters. The lowest one is near the River Pinzales, exiting Cenero, with 16 meters. L'Abadía Cenero is the biggest district of Gijón / Xixón. Its northern border is heavily industrialized, due to its proximity with Arcelor.

Located at 43.4869, -5.7369 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Parishes in Gijón

Cabueñes

Cabueñes is a district (parroquia rural) of the municipality of Gijón / Xixón, in Asturias, Spain. Its population was 1,467 in 2012. Cabueñes is a residential area and a public services district which borders the municipality of Villaviciosa in the east. In this parish are located several important buildings like the University of Oviedo campus, the most important hospital of the city, the larguest morgue in Gijón and the Laboral University, the largest building in Spain.

Located at 43.523, -5.6062 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Parishes in Gijón

Deva (Gijón)

Deva is a district (parroquia rural) of the municipality of Gijón / Xixón, in Asturias, Spain. The toponym itself comes from an ancient pre-roman/astur deity. Its population was 705 in 2012.

Located at 43.5066, -5.5874 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Parishes in Gijón

Fano (Gijón)

Fano is a parish of the municipality of Gijón / Xixón, in Asturias, Spain. In 2012, its population was 220. Located in the south-east of the municipality, Fano is a rural area which borders the municipality of Siero in the south, and with the district of Valdornón in the east. Toponym comes from Latin Fanum, a kind of temples ancient romans built in pre-roman cults sacred places. A Benedictine monastery existed in Fano from 12th to 17th centuries.

Located at 43.4551, -5.6259 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Parishes in Gijón

La Pedrera (Gijón)

La Pedrera is a parish of the municipality of Gijón / Xixón, in Asturias, Spain. Its population was 660 in 2003 and 761 in 2012. La pedrera borders the district of Ruedes in the south, Leorio / Llorio in the east and L'Abadía Cenero in the west.

Located at 43.4863, -5.7004 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Parishes in Gijón

Granda (Gijón)

Granda is a district (parroquia rural) of the municipality of Gijón / Xixón, in Asturias, Spain. Its population was 661 in 2012. Granda is a residential and rural area, bordering with the city district in the north and with Vega in the south. In a near future, Granda will be rezoned as urban land.

Located at 43.5053, -5.6568 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Parishes in Gijón

La Camocha

La Camocha is a mining neighbourhood located in the rural district parish of Vega in the Principality of Asturias, Spain. The town rose surrounding the La Camocha coal mine.

Located at 43.487, -5.652 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in Asturias, Populated places in Asturias

Carrió (Carreño)

Carrió is one of 12 parishes (administrative divisions) in Carreño, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain. The parroquia is 2.31 km in size, with a population of 157. The postal code is 33492.

Located at 43.5667, -5.73333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parishes in Carreño

Pervera

Pervera is one of 12 parishes (administrative divisions) in Carreño, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain. The parroquia is 5.74 km in size, with a population of 188. The postal code is 33492.

Located at 43.55, -5.73333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parishes in Carreño

Guimarán

Guimarán is one of 12 parishes (administrative divisions) in Carreño, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain. The parroquia is 5.03 km in size, with a population of 372. The postal code is 33438.

Located at 43.55, -5.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parishes in Carreño

Salcedo (Quirós)

Salcedo is one of thirteen parishes (administrative divisions) in Quirós, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of the Principality of Asturias, in northern Spain. The population is 112.

Located at 43.4833, -5.73333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parishes in Quirós

Quintueles

Quintueles is one of 41 parishes in Villaviciosa, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain. Situated at 88 m above sea level, the parroquia is 9.81 km in area, with a population of 663. Fossilised pterosaur tracks have been uncovered at Quintueles' Lastres Formation.

Located at 43.55, -5.5833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parishes in Villaviciosa, Rural geography

Gijón Railway Museum

The Gijón Railway Museum (Railway museum of Asturias) or Museo del Ferrocarril de Asturias, in Gijón, Asturias, Spain, has a large collecion of steam locomotives and other locomotives and rolling stock, some with standard Spanish gauge, most with narrow gauge and smaller gauge, connected with the region. The museum is located at the old FEVE station in Gijón.

Located at 43.5409, -5.6727 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Railway museums in Spain, Museums in Asturias, Gijón

Juan Barjola Museum of Painting

The Juan Barjola Museum of Painting is a museum located in Gijon, principality of Asturias, Spain. The museum was inaugurated in 1988, after a donation by Juan Barjola of 104 works from the years 1950-1988. It is under the auspices of the Cultural Council of the Principality of Asturias. The museum is located in the Trinidad Complex, a four-storied historical building.

Located at 43.5444, -5.66333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Asturias, Art museums and galleries in Spain, Art museums established in 1988, 1988 establishments in Spain

Gijón Polytechnic School of Engineering

Gijón Polytechnic School of Engineering (Spanish: Escuela Politécnica de Ingeniería de Gijón), is one of the schools and faculties of the University of Oviedo. The school is located in Gijón, Asturias.

Located at 43.5233, -5.62611 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
University of Oviedo, Engineering universities and colleges in Spain, Gijón

LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial

LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial (Art and Industrial Creation Centre) is an exhibition centre in Gijón, Spain, for art, science, technology and advanced visual industries. It is also a venue for artistic and technological production, research investigation and training; and for the dissemination of new forms of art and industrial creation. The museum's programme of activities mirrors the changes society is undergoing and its immersion in contemporary visual culture.

Located at 43.525, -5.6125 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Contemporary art galleries in Spain, New media art, Museums in Asturias, Museums established in 2007, 2007 establishments in Spain

Gijón Railway Station

Gijón Railway Station is the main railway station of Gijón, Spain. Actually, it is temporary located in Sanz Crespo street due to the works for the Metrotrén Asturias.

Located at 43.5378, -5.67528 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Spain, Gijón, Transport in Asturias

Cimavilla

Cimavilla is a neighbourhood of the municipality of Gijón, in Asturias, Spain. Its population was 2,811 in 2012. Cimavilla is the oldest part of the city, in it there are ruins of the old roman settlement. In the 16th century, a port is built in the neighbourhood and it converts it in a residential area for sailors and starts the expansion of Gijón to the south.

Located at 43.5275, -5.5971 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Gijón

Palacio de Deportes de Gijón

Palacio de Deportes de Gijón is a multi-purpose sports arena in Gijón, Asturias, Spain. Located in the neighbourhood of La Guía, thus also called, has 5,058 seats and a maximum capacity of 7,000 people. It is owned by the Gijón City Hall. The arena has also a second court with a capacity of 500 spectators and different halls for practicing several sports like martial arts, weightlifting, snooker, fencing or boxing. It has ten locker rooms and four more for referees.

Located at 43.5358, -5.63417 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Indoor arenas in Spain, Basketball venues in Spain, Sports venues in Asturias

Hipódromo de Las Mestas

The Hipódromo de Las Mestas is an equestrian facility in Gijón, Asturias, Spain used mainly for show jumping. It was inaugurated in 1942 and renovated in 2005. Las Mestas has a capacity of 10,000 people, 3,000 of them seated. It can be also used as a velodrome with its 428 m long track.

Located at 43.5317, -5.63583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Gijón, Rugby union stadiums in Spain, Sports venues in Asturias, Show jumping venues, Velodromes in Spain

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Gijón: Playa de San Lorenzo − Hotel abba, Gijón (source)

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24 Sep
2019

Curso Para Emprendedoras
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Apam Kings And Queens
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25 Sep
2019

Curso Decoración Con Globos
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27 Sep
2019

Curso De Caracterización Y FX
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28 Sep
2019

Curso Decoración De Eventos
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METAL DUO - Metallica Vs. Iron Maiden (Gijón)
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29 Sep
2019

Taller Recursos Escénicos
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17 Oct
2019

Trending Tools
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19 Oct
2019

Gansos Rosas En Gijón 2019
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25 Oct
2019

Adriana Lopez
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Oscar Mulero
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26 Oct
2019

Kangding Ray - NEON CHAMBERS Live
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Adriana Lopez
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07 Nov
2019

KINGCROWN
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19 Nov
2019

Presentación En Gijón De La Novela: Si Supiera Que Estás Ahí
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Gijón, Xixón, خيخون, Горад Хіхон, Хихон, خیخۆن, Ĥiĥono, Xixon, Kixoi, خیخن, חיחון, QIJ, ヒホン, ხიხონი, 히혼, Gigia, Chichonas, Gijon, گیجون, கிகோன், คีคอน, Хіхон, 希洪