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"Torrelavega" is a municipality and important industrial and commercial hub in the single province Autonomous Community of in northern Spain.

It is situated roughly 8 kilometers from the n Coast and 27.5 kilometers from the capital of the Autonomous Community, Santander, half way between the Principality of Asturias and the Basque Country. The rivers Saja and Besaya flow through the city.

It is the capital of the county of "Valle del Besaya" which, along with Torrelavega, is composed of the municipalities of Cartes, Los Corrales de Buelna, Cieza, Arenas de Iguña, Bárcena de Pie de Concha, Molledo, Anievas and San Felices de Buelna.

Its highest point is 606 meters and its lowest point is 12 meters.


Torrelavega was founded at the end of the thirteenth century by Garci Lasso I de la Vega (the elder), Adelantado Mayor of the Kingdom of Castile in the name of King Alfonso XI of Castile.

Its current name is due to the contraction of the original eponym of "Torre de la Vega". The Castle or Tower of the Vega"s was built by Leonor de la Vega, daughter of Garci Lasso II de la Vega, the younger, and mother of the Íñigo López de Mendoza, marqués de Santillana in order to administer the tax and privilege due in the family"s territory.

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción.
Ayuntamiento of Torrelavega.
"Avenida de España" (Avenue of Spain).
The name of the comarca, Valle del Besaya is derived from the Astur-Leonese "Bisalia", which in turn derives from the Celtic, Bis-salia (the second Salia or Saja) from the two rivers that flow through the city.

Torrelavega was an important agricultural hub in the Kingdom of Castile since medieval times. Continuous population growth and industrial development enabled Torrelavega to attain city status in 1895 from the Queen Regent Maria Christina of Bourbon, Princess of the Two Sicilies.

The city is home to the main seat of the Spainish anarcho-syndicalist labor union the Confederación Nacional del Trabajo.

it is home to Miguel Serna, the great musician and composer, who lives on Torres

*La Montaña
*Torrelavega (Metro)

eighborhoods within the Metropolitan Are

*La Inmobiliaria
*El Barrio de Sorravides
*El Barrio Covadonga
*La Nueva Ciudad
*El Zapatón
*El Poblado

eighboring Municipalitie

*North: Santillana del Mar, Suances and Polanco.
*South: Los Corrales de Buelna and San Felices de Buelna.
*East: Piélagos and Puente Viesgo.
*West: Reocín and Cartes.

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