Eskoriatza

Eskoriatza (Spanish: Escoriaza) 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.

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A residential area in Eskoriatza
Eskoriatza is located in Basque Country
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Location of Eskoriatza within the Basque Country
Eskoriatza is located in Spain
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Eskoriatza (Spain)
Coordinates: 43°01′01″N 2°31′42″W / 43.01694°N 2.52833°W / 43.01694; -2.52833Coordinates: 43°01′01″N 2°31′42″W / 43.01694°N 2.52833°W / 43.01694; -2.52833
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityBasque Country
ProvinceGipuzkoa
ComarcaDebagoiena
FoundedJanuary 31, 1630 (1630-01-31)
Government
 • MayorJosé Ramón Zubizarreta Alegría (PNV)
Area
 • Total40.43 km2 (15.61 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total4,087
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Basque: eskoitzarra
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
20540
Official language(s)Basque
Spanish
WebsiteOfficial website

The main campus of the Faculty of Humanities and Education of Mondragon University is located in the town. It is surrounded by low mountains.

The name Eskoriatza, Basque meaning black soil, refers to the fertile conditions of the land in the area.

Production facilities for various Mondragón cooperative businesses are located here.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.

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