The Merindad de Uribe or Uribealdea is a historical subdivision of Biscay, Basque Country, Spain. Today, the "Uribe" is usually defined by subdivisions caused by the urban development of the Greater Bilbao conurbation. These are:
- Bilbao (main city)
- Uribe-Kosta (Uribe-Coast), around Getxo
- Hego Uribe (Southern Uribe), around Basauri and Galdakao
- Mungialdea, around Mungia and Plentzia
Uribe is also a Basque surname. Etymologically it seems to read under the city/town but its meaning is not clear. Álvaro Uribe, the former president of Colombia, bears this surname, and Mexican Manuel Uribe has for some time been the heaviest man on earth. In Latin America, there are other branches of the family in Ecuador and Mexico.
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