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Kingdom of Asturias (Saracen Jihad)

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Kingdom of Asturias (English)
Reinu d'Asturies (Asturian)
Regnum Asturorum (Latin)
Timeline: Saracen Jihad
OTL equivalent: Kingdom of Asturias
718 -
Emblema del Reino de Asturias.svg
Hoc Signo Tuetur Pius, Hoc Signo Vincitur Inimicus
(With this sign thou shalt defend the pious, with this sign thou shalt defeat the enemy)
CapitalCangas de Onis, San Martín del Rey Aurelio, Pravia, Oviedo
Official languages Latin
Regional Languages Vulgar Latin (Astur-Leonese, Galician-Portuguese, Castilian), Basque, a few speakers of Brythonic and Gothic
Religion Christianity
Government Monarchy
 -  King Pelagius
 -  Established 718 
 -  Battle of Covadonga 722 

The Kingdom of Asturias (Latin: Regnum Asturorum) was a kingdom in the Iberian peninsula founded in 718 by Visigothic nobleman Pelagius of Asturias. It was the first Christian political entity established following the conquest of the Visigothic kingdom by the Islamic Umayyad Caliphate in 718.

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