Sopuerta

Sopuerta is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the Autonomous Community of Basque Country, northern Spain.[2]

Sopuerta
View of Sopuerta
View of Sopuerta
Sopuerta is located in Basque Country
Sopuerta
Sopuerta
Location of Sopuerta within the Basque Country
Coordinates: 43°15′46″N 3°09′09″W / 43.26278°N 3.15250°W / 43.26278; -3.15250Coordinates: 43°15′46″N 3°09′09″W / 43.26278°N 3.15250°W / 43.26278; -3.15250
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityBasque Country
ProvinceBiscay
ComarcaEnkarterri
Government
 • MayorJoseba Andoni Llaguno Hurtado (Bildu)
Area
 • Total42.8 km2 (16.5 sq mi)
Elevation
86 m (282 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total2,569
 • Density60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Spanish: soportano
soportana
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
48190
Official language(s)Basque
Spanish
WebsiteOfficial website

NeighborhoodsEdit

Sopuerta is administratively divided into 12 neighborhoods or wards:[3]

  • Mercadillo
  • Alen
  • Arenao
  • Avellaneda
  • Baluga
  • Olabarrieta
  • Bezi
  • Castaño
  • Jarralta
  • Las Muñecas
  • Las Ribas
  • Carral

DemographyEdit

Population of Galdames
1897 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1981 1991 2001 2006
2,220 2,847 4,391 4,308 3,586 3,367 2,881 3,006 2,328 2,189 2,160 2,245 2,361

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ Ainhoa Arozamena. "Auñamendi Encyclopedia: Sopuerta" (in Spanish). Eusko Ikaskuntza. Retrieved 2 July 2010.
  3. ^ Euskaltzaindia. "Euskal Onomastikaren Datutegia (EODA): Sopuerta" (in Basque). Euskaltzaindia. Retrieved 2 July 2010.