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Eskoriatza

Eskoriatza is a town and municipality in Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of the Basque Country, in northern Spain. It is located immediately south of Aretxabaleta. The main campus of the Faculty of Humanities and Education of Mondragon Univ ...

                                               

Eskibel

Esquibel is a village in Alava, Basque Country, Spain. It forms part of the Southwest Rural Zone of Vitoria. It is situated 7.5 km southwest of the city in a small valley surrounded by the Mountains of Vitoria. Always sparsely populated, in the e ...

                                               

Etxebarri

Etxebarri, Doneztebeko Elizatea is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the Autonomous Basque Community, in the North of Spain. Since 13 January 2005, the name of "Etxebarri, Doneztebeko Elizatea" has been changed officia ...

                                               

Ezkio-Itsaso

Ezkio-Itsaso is a municipality in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in northern Spain. It was founded in 1965 by the fusion of the municipalities of Ezkio and Itsaso. In December 2016 the Regional Council of ...

                                               

Foronda

Foronda is a town and council belonging to the municipality of Vitoria, in the province of Alava. It is located at an altitude of 517 meters, bathed by the Zalla River.

                                               

Galdakao

Galdakao is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, northern Spain. It is located in the Greater Bilbao, in the valley of the Ibaizabal river, near the Ganguren mountain range. It ...

                                               

Galdames

Galdames is a valley, town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, northern Spain. Main sights are Santa Maria Magdalena and Arenaza caves, both situated in Triano mountain range and the ...

                                               

Ganboa

Ganboa is a summit on the Gipuzkoan side of the Aralar Range, the mount having long been held as the highest in the range, while nowadays it trails second to Irumugarrieta. The peak, crowned with a mountaineer postbox, is surrounded by grasslands ...

                                               

Garai, Biscay

Garai is an elizate, town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the Basque Country, Spain. Garai is part of the comarca of Durangaldea and has a population of 318 inhabitants as of 2009 according to the Spanish National Statistic ...

                                               

Goierri

Goierri in the Basque language) or "Basque Highlands" is one of the eight comarcas in the Spanish province of Gipuzkoa. It is composed of 18 municipalities, Beasain, Ordizia and Lazkao being the main towns. The main administrative center is Beasain.

                                               

Gran Via de Don Diego Lopez de Haro

Its named after the founder of the city, Diego Lopez de Haro V, lord of Biscay. It was conceived in 1876, when the extension ensanche of Bilbao was planned by architects Alzola, Achucarro and Hoffmeyer in the wide plains of the former municipalit ...

                                               

Iruña de Oca/Iruña Oka

Iruña de Oca is a municipality located in the province of Alava, in the Basque Country, northern Spain. Is compounded by five towns called "concejos" which names are: Villodas/Billoda Nanclares de la Oca/Langraiz Oka is the capital of the municip ...

                                               

Ispaster

Ispaster is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, northern Spain. According to the 2019 census, it has 735 inhabitants.

                                               

La Salve

La Salve is a quarter in the 2nd district of the city of Bilbao, Spain. It gains its name from the fact that sailors, returning from sea, would first see the tower of the Basilica of Begoña at this point as ships returned up the river Nervion, wh ...

                                               

Lanciego/Lantziego

Lanciego is a town and municipality located in the province of Alava, in the Basque Country, northern Spain. The municipality of Lanciego in Rioja Alavesa consists of three towns: Lanciego, Assa and Viñaspre. Lanciego has a total population of ap ...

                                               

Las Arenas

Areeta is a neighbourhood of Getxo. It is an affluent residential area that was built over the sands of a beach where the Gobela Creek died into a diffuse delta at the mouth of the Estuary of Bilbao in the early 20th century. It is connected to P ...

                                               

Laudio/Llodio

Laudio/Llodio is a town and municipality located in the province of Alava, in the Basque Country, northern Spain. Laudio is the name in Basque language and Llodio in Spanish; both are used indistinctly.

                                               

Lea-Artibai

Lea-Artibai is a eskualdea/comarca of the province of Biscay, in the Basque Country, Spain. Lea-Artibai is the heir of the historical merindad of Markina, which was one of the merindades of Biscay. Currently, Lea-Artibai is one of the seven comar ...

                                               

Left Bank (Biscay)

The left bank of the Estuary of Bilbao is a part of the Greater Bilbao region, its main towns are Barakaldo, Sestao, Santurtzi and Portugalete and in addition to the iron mines, was the heart of the intense industrialisation of Biscay. Thousands ...

                                               

Legazpi, Gipuzkoa

Legazpi is a city in the Gipuzkoa province of the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country, northern Spain. Legazpi is a town of about 9.000 inhabitants located on top of the Urola valley, in Gipuzkoa. Surrounded by mountains, and at the foot o ...

                                               

Leioa

Leioa is a municipality in Biscay, Basque Country, in northern Spain. It is located south of Getxo and Berango delimitating east and south with Erandio, Portugalete and Sestao. Today it is part of the Bilbao conurbation. Its population in 2019 wa ...

                                               

Leitzaran

The Leitzaran is a river and a valley in the Navarre and the Basque Country. It flows into the river Oria from its right. Its source is in the Leitza municipality in Navarre, and it is 42 kilometres 26 mi long. It enters into Gipuzkoa in a place ...

                                               

Loiu

Loiu is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, northern Spain. The Bilbao Airport terminal lies within the municipality limits.

                                               

Madaria

The village of Madaria is located on the foothills of Mount Ungino, north of the Sierra Salbada. It borders Salmanton and Menoio to the north, with Maroño and Aguiniga to the east, and to the west Salmanton. A few villages are situated on either ...

                                               

Mallabia

Mallabia is an elizate, town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the Basque Country, northern Spain. Mallabia is part of the comarca of Durangaldea and has a population of 1.135 inhabitants as of 2006 and according to the Spani ...

                                               

Mendaro

Mendaro is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the Autonomous Community of Basque Country, northern Spain. The Mendaro Valley is the towns namesake. There is little agreement on the origin or meaning of the word itself. Surrounded by m ...

                                               

Mendoza, Alava

Mendoza is a village in Alava, Basque Country, Spain. The first Mendoza to occupy a high position in Castile was Gonzalo Yañez de Mendoza. During the Reconquista, he fought in the Battle of Rio Salado in 1340 and the against the Muslim kingdoms o ...

                                               

Menoio

Menoio is a village in Alava, Basque Country, Spain. Menoio or Menoyo is one of the 24 villages that make up the current municipality of Ayala. It is located on the mountain of the same name of 502 meters of height, located between the mountains ...

                                               

Mondragon

Mondragon, officially known as Arrasate/Mondragon is a town and municipality in Gipuzkoa province, Basque Country, Spain. Its population in 2015 was 21.933.

                                               

Montaña Alavesa

Montaña Alavesa, full Cuadrilla de Campezo-Montaña Alavesa, is a comarca of the province of Alava, Spain. It is located to the southeast of Alava and covers an area of 534.87 km² with a population of 3179 people. The capital lies in Santa Cruz de ...

                                               

Mount Artxanda

Mount Artxanda is one of the two small mountain ranges that delimit the municipality of Bilbao the other one being Pagasarri. Of the two it is the lower one, the closer one to the center of the city and the one that has suffered from more intense ...

                                               

Mount Cobetas

Mount Cobetas is a mountain in the city of Bilbao, Spain. It is located southwest from the city center and stands 205 m high. It raises between the neighborhoods of Altamira and Zorroza, both located in the district Basurto-Zorroza. It was refurb ...

                                               

Moyua

Moyua or Elliptic square is a public square located in the center of Bilbaos extension, in the district of Abando. The square was conceived in 1876 as a central hub in the middle of Gran Via de Don Diego Lopez de Haro avenue, from where the main ...

                                               

Oiartzun

Oiartzun is a town and municipality located in the Basque Country, in the province of Gipuzkoa lying at the foot of the massif Aiako Harria. The name traces back to the Oiasso or Oiarso of the Roman period, an important town dedicated to mining a ...

                                               

Oiz

Mount Oiz, is one of the most popular summits of Biscay in the Basque Country. Its summits form part of a long range that feeds several rivers: Ibaizabal, Artibai, Lea, Oka and Deba in Gipuzkoa all of them running to the Bay of Biscay.

                                               

Ortuella

Ortuella is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the Autonomous Community of Basque Country, northern Spain. Nowadays part of Greater Bilbao region, until the beginning of the 19th century it was integrated in the Valley ...

                                               

Otxandio

Otxandio is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the Basque autonomous community, Spain. Otxandio is part of the comarca of Durangaldea and has a population of 1.269 inhabitants as of 2010 according to the Spanish Nationa ...

                                               

Pipaon

Pipaon is a village located in Alava in the Basque country, Spain, beneath Sierra de Cantabria. The total population is about 36 inhabitants. It has an ethnographic museum and dances that go back many years ago. It also has a cultural association ...

                                               

Punta Galea

Punta Galea is a cape in Biscay, Basque Country, that stands in the limit of Getxo and Sopelana. Together with Punta Lucero delimits the area of the Abra bay and the Estuary of Bilbao. Punta Galea was also a pop group from Getxo.

                                               

Right Bank (Biscay)

The right bank of the estuary of the river Nervion in Biscay, Spain is part of the Metropolitan Area of Bilbao and is formed by the towns of Getxo, Leioa and Erandio. It includes affluent neighbourhoods like Neguri and Las Arenas, traditionally t ...

                                               

Rioja Alavesa

Rioja Alavesa, officially Cuadrilla de Laguardia-Rioja Alavesa is one of seven comarcas that make up the province of Alava, Spain. It covers an area of 315.83 km² with a population of 11.360 people. The capital lies at Laguardia. It is part of a ...

                                               

San Anton (Getaria)

San Anton, is the mountain and half-island of Getarias coast. San Anton is attached to the mainland by a breakwater. It has an abrupt slope, and is one of the most popular places of Basque Country. It is used principally for recreation by the loc ...

                                               

San Francisco (Bilbao)

San Francisco is an important neighbourhood of Bilbao, in the Basque Country, and also one of the most run down areas. In the last decades, it has absorbed much of the immigration received by the city and has been integrated into the Ibaiondo dis ...

                                               

Sanctuary of Arantzazu

The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Arantzazu is a Franciscan sanctuary located in Oñati, Basque Country, Spain. The shrine is a much appreciated place among Gipuzkoans, with the Virgin of Arantzazu being the sanctuarys namesake and patron saint of the ...

                                               

Santa Clara Island (San Sebastian)

Santa Clara Island is located in San Sebastian, Spain, in the middle of the bay of Donostia. It is located between the two most important mountains of the city, Urgull and Igueldo. It measures 400 metres 1.300 feet across, and rises to a height o ...

                                               

Uribe

The Merindad de Uribe or Uribealdea is a historical subdivision of Biscay, Basque Country, Spain. Today, the "Uribe" is usually defined by subdivisions caused by the urban development of the Greater Bilbao conurbation. These are: Mungialdea, arou ...

                                               

Valdegovia/Gaubea

Valdegovia/Gaubea is a town and municipality located in the province of Alava, in the Basque Country, northern Spain. The town-hall is located in Villanueva de Valdegovia / Uribarri Gaubea. There is a factory producing mantecadas in Tuesta.

                                               

Valle de Trapaga-Trapagaran

Valle de Trapaga-Trapagaran is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, northern Spain. It is located near Barakaldo, Portugalete and Ortuella. Iron ore has been mined here since Ro ...

                                               

Villabona

Villabona is a village of over 5500 inhabitants in the comarca of Tolosaldea, Gipuzkoa province, Basque Country, Spain. It has an urban area, close to the Oria River, and a rural area, Amasa, around which the village originally formed. Villabona ...

                                               

Zaldibar

Zaldibar is an elizate, town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the Basque Country, Spain. Zaldibar is part of the comarca of Durangaldea and has a population of 3.043 inhabitants as of 2019 and according to the Spanish Nation ...