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Basque Country, Spain

Basque Country is one of 19 primary administrative regions in Spain with a population of approximately 2,172,175 people.

Facts and figures on Basque Country at a glance

Region name: Basque Country (Euskal Autonomia Erkidegoa)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 2,172,175 people
Country: Spain
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of Basque Country (Euskal Autonomia Erkidegoa) is located in the regional capital Gasteiz / Vitoria (Gasteiz / Vitoria) with a population of 235,661 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Basque Country's regional capital Gasteiz / Vitoria to Spain's capital Madrid (Madrid) is approximately 284 km (176 mi).

Facts and figures about Basque Country
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Basque Country Euskal Autonomia Erkidegoa2,172,175 peopleGasteiz / Vitoria Gasteiz / Vitoria235,661 people

Compare with other regions in Spain.

Map of Basque Country

Map of Basque Country

Information on Basque Country

Information on Basque Country
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Basque Country Euskal Autonomia ErkidegoaGasteiz / Vitoria Gasteiz / Vitoria3SpainEurope

Time in Basque Country

Time in Basque Country
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 - 4:21amNoWed, 16 Jan 2019 - 4:21amUTC +1.0Europe/Madrid

Geographic coordinates of Basque Country

Latitude & Longitude of Basque Country
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map43°00'00.0"N (43.0000000°)2°45'00.0"W (-2.7500000°)

Subregions in Basque Country

There are 3 administrative subregions in Basque Country.
Subregions in Basque Country
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Bizkaia Bizkaia1.1,152,658Bilbao Bilbao354,860
Provincia de Alava Araba / Álava2.313,819Gasteiz / Vitoria Gasteiz / Vitoria235,661
Provincia de Guipuzcoa Gipuzkoa3.705,698San Sebastian Donostia / San Sebastián185,357

External sources of information on Basque Country

Basque Country on Wikipedia