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image photo of the flag of Vizcaya
Tourist map of Vizcaya (clickable): scale 1cm= km
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1- type 

Bilbao

: Largest city of the Basque Country with the absolute top attraction the Guggenheim Museum. Other attractions include the Bilbao Fine Arts museum and the Palacio Euskalduna.

2- type 

Gernika-Lumo

: This place is especially famous for the bombing in the Spanish civil war by the Germans in 1937. This is painted by Picasso in his famous painting Guernica (visible in Madrid).



3- type 

Santimamiñe caves

: Five kilometres northeast of Gernika are caves with 13,000 year old drawings of bison and other animals.

The weather and climate

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



2) Weather forecast Bilbao

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

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General Information Vizcaya

population: 1.141.457 (2,5%, 9e)
density (people/km2): 515 (3e)
area (km2): 2.217 (0,4%, 49e)
cities: Getxo, Barakaldo
sun hours in winter: 3
sun hours in summer: 6
tourism (%): 0,8 (27e)
bed places per km2: 4,6 (12e)
landscape: coast, mountains
highest elevation point: Gorbea 1.481 meter
News from Vizcaya.


Spanish news

Youtube Vizcaya video - motion pictures



Land use Vizcaya

 Forest   1785 km2 
 85% 
 Other nature   70 km2 
 3% 
 Agriculture   174 km2 
 8% 
 Grassland   30 km2 
 1% 
 Water   0 km2 
 0% 
 Urban area   52 km2 
 2% 

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

Weather forecast  



Weather Bilbao