Cabezón de la Sal

Asón-Agüera, Besaya, Campoo-Los Valles, Costa Occidental, Costa Oriental, Liébana, Saja-Nansa, Santander, Trasmiera, Valles Pasiegos

 

Mazcuerras, sometimes called Luzmela, is a town and municipality with a size of around 55 square kilomaters and a population of around 2,100 people.  Before the Romans administered the area, it is believed the blendios, a pre-Roman Cantabrian tribe, lived in the area.  The local ecconomy has traditionally centered around cattle farming and the cultivation of flowers.  More recently, tourism has begun to play a more important economic role.

History

The rainbow flag flew in the town halls of Ampuero, Argoños, Cabezón de la Sal, Camargo, Campoo de Enmedio, Cartes, Castañeda, Castro Urdiales, Colindres, Comillas, Escalante, Hermandad de Campoo de Suso, Herrerías, Laredo, Liendo, Limpias, Mazcuerras, Noja, Penagos, Peñarrubia, Santa María de Cayón, Santoña, Tresviso, Torrelavega, Val de San Vicente, Valdeolea and Vega de Pas. [1]

Works Cited

ALEGA. (2009, June 20). Actividades del Orgullo 09. Retrieved from ALEGA: https://www.alega.org/noticias/43/actividades-del-orgullo-09/


[1] (ALEGA, 2009)

Cabezón de la Sal is a municipality and town that is the head of the Comarca de Saja-Nansa.  With an area of around 681 square kilometers, it has a population of around 8,350 people.  The town has historically played an important role in providing salt to the rest of Spain dating back to the Roman period.

History

Consuelo Berges worked in the town as a teacher at Academia de Torres in the late 1910s early in her teaching career. She went on to become a journalist, writer, biographer and translator in the Second Spanish Republic period. She was also a member of the Círculo Sáfico de Madrid.

The rainbow flag flew in the town halls of Ampuero, Argoños, Cabezón de la Sal, Camargo, Campoo de Enmedio, Cartes, Castañeda, Castro Urdiales, Colindres, Comillas, Escalante, Hermandad de Campoo de Suso, Herrerías, Laredo, Liendo, Limpias, Mazcuerras, Noja, Penagos, Peñarrubia, Santa María de Cayón, Santoña, Tresviso, Torrelavega, Val de San Vicente, Valdeolea and Vega de Pas. [1]

The rainbow flag was hung in June 2015 in honor of Orgullo at the townhalls in Cabezón de la Sal, Camargo, Cartes, Castro Urdiales, Colindres, Comillas, Laredo, Liendo, Los Corrales de Buelna, Peñarrubia, Ramales de la Victoria, Santa Cruz de Bezana , Santa María de Cayón, Santander, Santoña, Torrelavega and Val de San Vicente.[2]

Dirección General de Juventud y Cooperación al Desarrollo de la Consejería de Educación, Cultura y Deporte del Gobierno de Cantabria supported region wide and local Orgullo celebrations in 2016. That year, the rainbow flag was hung on balconies of a number of Ayuntamientos across Cantabria including in Cabezón de la Sal, Castro-Urdiales, Cillorigo de Liébana, Comillas, El Astillero, Medio Cudeyo, Peñarrubia, Piélagos, Potes, Reinosa, Santa Cruz de Bezana, Santander, Santoña and Torrelavega.[3]

Works Cited

ALEGA. (2009, June 20). Actividades del Orgullo 09. Retrieved from ALEGA: https://www.alega.org/noticias/43/actividades-del-orgullo-09/

ALEGA. (2015, June 27). El ORGULLO ya está aquí. Retrieved from ALEGA: https://www.alega.org/noticias/407/el-orgullo-ya-esta-aqui/

ALEGA. (2016, June 27). Orgullo 2016. Retrieved from ALEGA: https://www.alega.org/noticias/458/orgullo-2016/


[1] (ALEGA, 2009)

[2] (ALEGA, 2015)

[3] (ALEGA, 2016)

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