Gijón

Gijón or Xixón is a coastal city in province in northwest . It lies close to the cities of and . It attracts a growing number of visitors, drawn by a good offer of culture and sports and a strong service sector.
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Stadium
Estadio , officially Estadio Municipal El Molinón-Enrique Castro "Quini", is an association football stadium in Gijón, , . Photo: HesselinK, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Public aquarium
Photo: Xauxa, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The is a museum located in Gijon, principality of , . Photo: Nwalme, CC BY-SA 3.0 es.

Museum
The is located in Gijón, , . Photo: Denissf, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Neighborhood
is a parish of the municipality of Gijón / Xixón, in , Spain.

Neighborhood
is a parish of the municipality of Gijón / Xixón, in Asturias, Spain.

Neighborhood
is a parish of the municipality of Gijón, in Asturias, Spain. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Gijón

Latitude
43.545° or 43° 32' 42.1" north
Longitude
-5.6626° or 5° 39' 45.5" west
Open Location Code
8CMPG8WP+2W
Population
277,000
IATA airport code
QIJ
United Nations Location Code
ES GIJ
Elevation
22 metres (72 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 529391484
Geo­Names ID
3121424
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Gijón
  • Arabic: خيخون
  • Aragonese: Xixón
  • Armenian: Խիխոն
  • Asturian: Xixón
  • Bashkir: Хихон
  • Basque: Gijon
  • Basque: Gijón
  • Basque: Kixoi
  • Basque: Xixon
  • Basque: Xixón
  • Belarusian: Хіхон
  • Breton: Xixón
  • Bulgarian: Хихон
  • Catalan: Gijón
  • Catalan: Xixón
  • Cebuano: Gijón (kapital sa munisipyo)
  • Cebuano: Gijón
  • Central Kurdish: خیخۆن
  • Chinese: Gijón
  • Chinese: 希杭
  • Chinese: 希洪
  • Chuvash: Хихон
  • Czech: Gijón
  • Danish: Gijón
  • Dutch: Gijon
  • Dutch: Gijón
  • Egyptian Arabic: خيخون
  • English: Gijon
  • English: Xixón
  • Esperanto: Ĥiĥono
  • Estonian: Gijón
  • Estonian: Xixón
  • Extremaduran: Gijón
  • Extremaduran: Xixón
  • Finnish: Gijón
  • French: Gijon
  • French: Gijón
  • Galician: Gijón
  • Galician: Xixón
  • Georgian: ხიხონი
  • German: Gijon
  • German: Gijón
  • German: Xixon
  • German: Xixón
  • Greek: Χιχόν
  • Hebrew: חיחון
  • Hungarian: Gijón
  • Icelandic: Gijon
  • Indonesian: Gijón
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Gijón
  • Irish: Gijón
  • Italian: Gijón
  • Japanese: ヒホン
  • Kazakh: Хихон
  • Korean: 히혼
  • Ladino: Xixon
  • Latin: Gigia
  • Latvian: Hihona
  • Lithuanian: Chichonas
  • Luxembourgish: Gijón
  • Macedo-Romanian: Gijón
  • Macedonian: Хихон
  • Malagasy: Gijón
  • Malay: Gijón
  • Min Nan Chinese: Gijón
  • Norwegian: Gijón
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gijón
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Gijón
  • Occitan (post 1500): Xixón
  • Ossetian: Хихон
  • Pampanga: Gijón
  • Persian: خیخن/کسیکسن
  • Persian: خیخن
  • Polish: Gijon
  • Polish: Gijón
  • Portuguese: Gijón
  • Quechua: Gijón
  • Romanian: Gijon
  • Romanian: Gijón
  • Russian: Хихон
  • Sanskrit: हिहोन
  • Scots: Gijón
  • Scottish Gaelic: Gijón
  • Serbian: Хихон
  • Serbo-Croatian: Gijón
  • Silesian: Gijón
  • Sinhala: ගිහෝන්
  • Slovak: Gijón
  • Slovenian: Gijón
  • South Azerbaijani: خیخن
  • Spanish: Gijon
  • Spanish: Gijón
  • Spanish: Xixon
  • Spanish: Xixón
  • Swedish: Gijón
  • Tamil: கிகோன்
  • Tatar: Хихон
  • Thai: คีคอน
  • Thai: ฆิฆอน
  • Turkish: Gijón / Xixón
  • Turkish: Gijón
  • Twi: Gijón
  • Ukrainian: Хіхон
  • Venetian: Gijón
  • Vietnamese: Gijón
  • Waray (Philippines): Gijón
  • Welsh: Gijón
  • Welsh: Xixón
  • Western Panjabi: گیجون
  • Wu Chinese: 希洪
  • Yue Chinese: 希杭
  • Gijón/Xixón

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