Asturian people

Asturian people

ethnic group

caption = Notable Asturians: 'Pelayo of Asturias' 'Severo Ochoa' 'Fernando Alonso' 'David Villa'|poptime=1,076,896 [According to the Asturias article, 1,076,896 is merely the current population of all residents of Asturias, not the ethnic population. However, significant populations of asturiant descent live in the rest of Spain, or abroad in countries such as Argentina, Chile, etc.]
popplace=In Spain: Asturias; Galicia, Castile and León, Cantabria.
rels=Roman Catholicism, Atheism, Agnosticism
langs= Spanish, Asturian, Eonavian.
related= other Spanish peoples
The Asturians are one of the regional nationalities of Spain, issuing from the historical country of the Principality of Asturias, and also from the provinces of León, Zamora and Cantabria. Some of them still speak the the Asturian language.


ee also

*Astures (one of the Pre-Roman peoples of the Iberian Peninsula)
*Kingdom of Asturias
*Languages of Spain
*Castilian people

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