The municipality of Belmonte de Miranda
Belmonte de Miranda is located 56 kilometers from Oviedo. It borders north with Salas, east with Grado, to the South with Somiedo and Teverga, and on the West with Tineo. Its capital, Belmonte, is 200 meters above the sea level.
It has a privileged space from the environmental point of view, with numerous native plant areas. The Southeast sector is part of the Natural Park of Somiedo, a place perfectly preserved due to their isolation, and with an important tree mass, where dominate the forests of oaks, thorn bushes, chestnut, etc. It is plentiful of brambles and ferns above 800 meters, inhabiting various species such as wolves, foxes, badgers, roe deer, wild boar and brown bears.
It is crossed from South to North by the basin of the river Pigüeña, in which the trout fishing is practiced. The Pigüeña is a tributary of the Narcea River, which in turn the salmon fishing is common.