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Portal to Europe:General facts and figures country Spain.




image photo of the flag of Basque Country
Tourist map of Basque Country (clickable): scale 1cm=8 km
Álava Guipúzcoa Vizcaya Tourist map of Basque Country

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1- type 

San Sebastian

: A city with a cosmopolitan atmosphere and the gastronomic capital of Spain.

2- type 

Bilbao

: Visit the world famous Guggenheim museum in this northern Spanish city. At the river is the historical center (caso viejo) from the 14th century.



3- type 

Guernica

: Highlights are the Parish Church of Santa María and Palacio de Alegría mansion house.

4- type 

Celebrations of Vitoria (early August)

: The very green capital of the Basque Country

The weather and climate

1) Current weather in Vitoria (temperature, precipitation).



2) Weather forecast Vitoria-Gasteiz

3) Weather forecast for tomorrow (meteo online - spanish radar for precipitation): see left.

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General Information Basque Country

population: 2.141.860 (4,7%, 7e)
density (people/km2): 296 (2e)
area (km2): 7.235 (1,4%, 14e)
cities: San Sebastian, Bilbao
sun hours in winter: 4
sun hours in summer: 6
tourism (%): 1,7 (1e)
bed places per km2: 3,0 (7e)
landscape: coast, green hills
highest elevation point: Aitxuri 1.554 meter
News from Basque Country.


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Youtube Basque Country video - motion pictures



Land use Basque Country

 Forest   5476 km2 
 78% 
 Other nature   335 km2 
 5% 
 Agriculture   920 km2 
 13% 
 Grassland   64 km2 
 1% 
 Water   73 km2 
 1% 
 Urban area   126 km2 
 2% 

Climate: Mean temperature (°C) and Precipitaion (mm)

Weather forecast  



Weather Vitoria-Gasteiz