Orduña-Urduña

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Urduña/Orduña (Basque: Urduña; Spanish: Orduña) is an enclave and municipality of 4,232 inhabitants located in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain.

Urduña/Orduña
Urduña/Orduña Town Hall
Urduña/Orduña Town Hall
Flag of Urduña/Orduña
Flag
Coat of arms of Urduña/Orduña
Coat of arms
Urduña/Orduña is located in Basque Country
Urduña/Orduña
Urduña/Orduña
Location of Urduña/Orduña within the Basque Country
Coordinates: 42°59′45″N 3°00′30″W / 42.99583°N 3.00833°W / 42.99583; -3.00833Coordinates: 42°59′45″N 3°00′30″W / 42.99583°N 3.00833°W / 42.99583; -3.00833
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityBasque Country
ProvinceBiscay
ComarcaArrati-Nerbioi
Founded1229
Government
 • MayorIdoia Aginako Arbaiza (EH Bildu)
Area
 • Total33.49 km2 (12.93 sq mi)
Elevation
293 m (961 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total4,180
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Spanish: orduñés
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
48460
Official language(s)Basque
Spanish
WebsiteOfficial website

It is located in a plain in the highest part of the Nervión river valley, at the foot of the Sierra Salbada mountains. The municipality is an exclave of Biscay, located between Álava and Burgos provinces.

Orduña is the final station of the commuter rail line C-3 that links the town with Bilbao.

View of the valley of Orduña
Train station

External linksEdit


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