Trubia

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Trubia
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Country Spain
Autonomous community Asturias
Comarca Oviedo
Municipality Oviedo
Area
  Total14.59 km2 (5.63 sq mi)
Elevation
100 m (300 ft)
Population
 (2014)
  Total1,996
  Density140/km2 (350/sq mi)

Trubia is a parish of the municipality of Oviedo, Asturias, Spain.

It is located in the confluence of rivers Nalón and Trubia, giving the last one its name to the location.

History

In the 19th century, the Royal Weapons Factory of Trubia was established and provoked an important increase in the population of the parish. This factory is still in use today.

In 1885, as Pintoria and Udrión, Trubia left the municipality of Grado and was annexed to Oviedo. [1]

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References

  1. "Trubia celebra el 125 aniversario de su anexión al municipio de Oviedo" (in Spanish). El Comercio. 15 November 2009. Archived from the original on 9 March 2016. Retrieved 12 May 2018.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)

Coordinates: 43°19′58″N5°59′16″W / 43.33278°N 5.98778°W / 43.33278; -5.98778