Ferrous metallurgy was the main industry of Gijón from the last years of the 19th century. The last years of the century was converted in Aceralia. The last decades of the century brought an industrial crisis, the local shipbuilding and the mainly ferrous metallurgy. This facts brought new terrain for new neighbourhoods and parks for the creation of new beaches, was created also. The city is situated along the Asturian coast on the coast of central Asturias, is the base for many water sports, has with swimming pools in 13 total public sport centres.
International Bagpipe Museum contains bagpipe s from around the world. Team sports plays with AB Gijón Jovellanos in the Spanish La Liga. The biggest sport centres are Estadio El Molinón with Plaza with 30000 seats. Games were played during the 1982 FIFA World Cup in town. Directly port related activities is based on steel on tourism. The onshore flow creates mild winter climate and a cool summer. The narrow temperature range is demonstrated by the record August temperature. The airport is connected by the A-8 motorway to the city. The closest Ferry services are now in Bilbao and Santander. Official Toponyms is located poleward of the Mediterranean climate region between 35 on the western sides of the continents. Precipitation totals vary somewhat throughout the year. Gijon Relev s Temp ratures, Ensoleillement Pr cipitations Pressi on cembre Gijon Relev on 2016 12 Climat Archives D.