Tama (Cantabria) - Tama (Cantabria)

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populated place

View of Tama and the Picos de Europa.

View of Tama and the Picos de Europa.
Tama located in Spain
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Tama's location in Spain.
Tama located in Cantabria
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Tama's location in Cantabria.
country Flag of Spain.svg Spain
Autonomous communication Flag of Cantabria (Official).svg Cantabria
Province Flag of Cantabria (Official).svg Cantabria
Municipality Cillorigo de Liébana
Location 43°10′35″N 4°35′59″O / 43.176388888889, -4.5997222222222Coordenadas: 43°10′35″N 4°35′59″O / 43.176388888889, -4.5997222222222
Altitude 259 masl
Population 61 have. ( INE 2008 )
Postal Code 39584

Tama is the capital of the municipality of Cillorigo de Liébana ( Cantabria , Spain ) and the first town that is crossed when leaving the Hermida Gorge and entering the Liébana region .

In 2008 it had a population of 61 inhabitants ( INE ). The town is 259 meters above sea level , and is 114 kilometers away from the Cantabrian capital Santander . It belongs to the «Council of San Sebastián».

Tama is the Visitor Center Sotama of the National Park Picos de Europa , opened in July of 2005 , building designed by architects Conrado Capilla and Pucho Vallejo , offering a presentation of this natural space.

Mariano Linares Díez , a nineteenth-century jurist, was born in this town .


  • Arce Díez, Pedro (2006). Dictionary of Cantabria. Geographic, historical, artistic, statistical and tourist . Santander: Study.