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Galdakao is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, northern Spain.

Galdakao

Galdácano
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Flag of Galdakao
Flag
Coat of arms of Galdakao
Coat of arms
Galdakao is located in Basque Country
Galdakao
Galdakao
Location of Galdakao within the Basque Country
Coordinates: 43°13′50″N 2°50′45″W / 43.23056°N 2.84583°W / 43.23056; -2.84583
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityBasque Country
ProvinceBiscay
ComarcaGreater Bilbao
Government
 • MayorIbon Uribe (Basque Nationalist Party)
Area
 • Total31.66 km2 (12.22 sq mi)
Elevation
60 m (200 ft)
Highest elevation
326 m (1,070 ft)
Lowest elevation
48 m (157 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total29,288
 • Density930/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Galdakar, Galdakoztar
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
48960
WebsiteOfficial website

It is located in the Greater Bilbao, in the valley of the Ibaizabal river, near the Ganguren mountain range. It is surrounded by some summits such as Arrezurriaga (329 m), Txispamendi (221 m) and Santa María (476 m) in the north and Upo (556 m) and Mandoia (640 m) in the south.

It is conterminous with Zamudio, Lezama and Larrabetzu in the north, with Zaratamo and Zeberio in the south, with Amorebieta, Lemona and Bedia in the east and with Etxebarri and Basauri in the west.

NeighbourhoodsEdit

  • Aperribai
  • Arteta
  • Bekea
  • Bengoetxe
  • Berezikoetxe
  • Elexalde
  • Erletxe
  • Olabarrieta-Txistulanda
  • Urreta
  • Usansolo
  • Tximelarre Bekoa
  • Tximelarre Goikoa
  • Muguru
  • Zabalea

External linksEdit

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.