|— Municipality —|
|Autonomous community||Basque Country|
|• Mayor||José María Cazalis Eiguren|
|• Total||1.90 km2 (0.73 sq mi)|
|Elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|• Density||3,900/km2 ( 10,000/sq mi)|
|Demonym||Lekeitiarra (Spanish: Lequeitianos)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Lekeitio (Spanish: Lequeitio) is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the Spanish Autonomous Community of Basque Country, 53 km (33 mi) northeast from Bilbao. The municipality has 7,293 inhabitants (2005) and is one of the most important fishing ports of the Basque coast. Tourism has an important role during the summer seasons, when the town is a resort with one beach called Isunza and the nearby Carraspio beach in the town of Mendexa.
The most important monument is the church of Santa María, a gothic basilica from the 15th century. Lekeitio is also the birthplace of Resurrección María de Azkue, one of the most important Basque scholars of the 19th century.
Notable people from Lekeitio 
- Resurrección María de Azkue (1864–1951): Priest, writer, linguist and culture promoter. One of the creators of Euskaltzaindia and the first Euskaltzailburu, or head of Euskaltzaindia.
- Santiago Brouard (1919–1984): Doctor and politician, member of Herri Batasuna. Member of the Spanish senate and deputy major of Bilbao.
- LEKEITIO in the Bernardo Estornés Lasa - Auñamendi Encyclopedia (Euskomedia Fundazioa) (Spanish)
- Lekeitio Town Hall
- Lekeitio Interneten. The first web site of Lekeitio
- Basilic of Lekeitio and also Assumption of Saint Mary
- Basque Country, Without Borders (New York Times Travel)
- Lekitxo Interneten. Web site information of Lekeitio
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