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      • Asturias (/æˈstʊəriəs, ə-/; Spanish: [asˈtuɾjas]; Asturian: Asturies [asˈtuɾjes]; Galician: Asturias), officially the Principality of Asturias (Spanish: Principado de Asturias; Asturian: Principáu d'Asturies), is an autonomous community in north-west Spain.
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    Asturias is situated in a mountainous setting with vast greenery and lush vegetation, making it part of Green Spain. The region has a maritime climate. It receives plenty of annual rainfall and little sunshine by Spanish standards and has very moderated seasons, most often averaging in the lower 20s celsius.

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  2. The Principality of Asturias (Spanish: Principado de Asturias, Asturian: Principáu d'Asturies) is an autonomous community. It is in the kingdom of Spain or the former Kingdom of Asturias in the Middle Ages. It is on the Spanish north coast facing the Cantabrian Sea. The capital of the province is Oviedo. Gijón is the biggest city.

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    Tens of thousands of Asturians moved to the United States en masse, mainly to agricultural industries of Florida and California and the zinc smelters of West Virginia in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. They were also involved in working in industrial bases of Midwestern factory towns. (see Asturian-American ).

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  5. Asturias, a northern Spanish region on the Cantabrian Sea (Bay of Biscay), has been a center of mining and metallurgy for thousands of years. Between 1900 and 1924, thousands of Spaniards emigrated from Asturias to the United States. Many of those immigrating were skilled workers who followed the zinc, coal, and other heavy industry to the New ...

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    The AS-17 (Avilés - Pass of Tarna) road is the easiest form to reach Caso from Oviedo or Gijón. The AS-254 (El Campu - L'Infiestu) road connects Caso with Piloña and the N-634 road. Caso and León are connected by the Pass of Tarna. The nearest train station is located in Pola de Laviana.

    24 June, Saint John the Baptist, El Campu
    25 July, Saint James the Great, Bueres
    6 August, San Salvador, Bezanes
    8 August, Harvester's Feast, Caliao

    The municipality is located in a wild and mountainous area in which there are plenty of hiking routes and natural places to visit: 1. Arrudos Defile, in Caleao. 2. Deboyu Cave, in Campo de Caso. 3. Tabayón del Mongayu (waterfall), in Tarna. 4. Brañagallones (shepherd's huts in the mountain), in Bezanes. Very nice prairie, surrounded by mounts where there are several old huts and a mountain lodge. There is also some old churches and interesting civil constructions. 1. Pandu Quarter (traditional asturian architecture), in Campo de Caso. 2. Santa María la RealChurch (16th century), in Tanes. 3. Santa Cruz de la Real Church (Baroquealtarpiece), in Caleao. 4. Museo de la Madera y la Madreña (wood handcraft museum), in Veneros. 5. Taller de la Madera y la Madreña (wood handcraft workshop), in Pendones. 6. Redes Visitor Centre, in Campo de Caso.

  6. The California Floristic Province is a world biodiversity hotspot as defined by Conservation International, due to an unusually high concentration of endemic plants: approximately 8,000 plant species in the geographic region, and over 3,400 taxa limited to the CFP proper, as well as having lost over 70% of its primary vegetation.