Landscape in Asturias, Spain.
region of NW Spain, on the Bay of Biscay: formerly (8th-9th cent.), a kingdom: 4,079 sq mi (10,565 sq km); pop. 1,094,000; cap. Oviedo
A region and former kingdom of northwest Spain south of the Bay of Biscay. The original Iberian inhabitants were conquered by Rome in the first century BC.