Galdakao

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Galdakao
Galdácano
Municipality
Vistagaldacano.jpg
Flag of Galdakao
Flag
Coat of arms of Galdakao
Coat of arms
Location of Galdakao in Biscay
Location of Galdakao in Biscay
Galdakao is located in Spain
Galdakao
Galdakao
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°13′50″N 2°50′45″W / 43.23056°N 2.84583°W / 43.23056; -2.84583
Country  Spain
Autonomous community Basque Country
Province Biscay
Comarca Greater Bilbao
Government
 • Mayor Ibon Uribe (PNV)
Area
 • Total 31.66 km2 (12.22 sq mi)
Elevation 60 m (200 ft)
Highest elevation 326 m (1,070 ft)
Lowest elevation 48 m (157 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 29,254
 • Density 920/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Demonym Galdakar, Galdakoztar
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 48960
Website Official website

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

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 Maria (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.

Neighbourhoods[edit]

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

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