Uribe

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For other uses of Uribe, see Uribe (disambiguation).
Map of historical Uribe (red)
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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:

Additionally, Barakaldo is now considered to be part of Left Bank and a few rural municipalities of the southernmost tip of historical Uribe are grouped with other areas in Arratia-Nerbioi.

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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Coordinates: 43°21′54″N 2°51′12″W / 43.36488°N 2.85336°W / 43.36488; -2.85336