Elciego

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Elciego
Eltziego (Basque)
Municipality
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Location of Elciego within Álava Province
Coat of arms of Elciego
Coat of arms
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  País Vasco
Province Álava
Comarca Cuadrilla de Laguardia-Rioja Alavesa
Founded 1583
Government
 • Alcalde Rafael Cruz Saenz Castro (PSE-EE)
Area
 • Total 16.32 km2 (6.30 sq mi)
Elevation 451 m (1,480 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,051
 • Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym Elcieguense, Ollero
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 01340
Official language(s) Basque, Spanish
Website Official website
View of Elciego
Hotel Marqués de Riscal

Elciego (Basque: Eltziego) is a town and municipality located at the southern end of the province of Álava, in the Basque Country, northern Spain.

This town lies in the world-famous Rioja wine-production region, and is home to the cutting-edge Hotel Marqués de Riscal, opened in 2006, designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry.

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Coordinates: 42°31′N 2°37′W / 42.517°N 2.617°W / 42.517; -2.617