Sopuerta

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Sopuerta
Municipality
Mercadillo ward
Mercadillo ward
Coat of arms of Sopuerta
Coat of arms
Location of Sopuerta in Biscay
Location of Sopuerta in Biscay
Sopuerta is located in Spain
Sopuerta
Sopuerta
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°15′46″N 3°9′9″W / 43.26278°N 3.15250°W / 43.26278; -3.15250Coordinates: 43°15′46″N 3°9′9″W / 43.26278°N 3.15250°W / 43.26278; -3.15250
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  País Vasco
Province Biscay
Comarca Enkarterri
Government
 • Alcalde Emilio Reina (AEI)
Area
 • Total 42.80 km2 (16.53 sq mi)
Elevation 86 m (282 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 2,504
 • Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym sopuertarra
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 48190
Official language(s) Spanish,Basque
Website Official website

Sopuerta is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the Autonomous Community of Basque Country, northern Spain.[1]

Neighborhoods[edit]

Galdames is administratively divided into 12 neighborhoods or wards:[2]

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

Demography[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ainhoa Arozamena. "Auñamendi Encyclopedia: Sopuerta" (in spanish). Eusko Ikaskuntza. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  2. ^ Euskaltzaindia. "Euskal Onomastikaren Datutegia (EODA): Sopuerta" (in basque). Euskaltzaindia. Retrieved 2 July 2010.