Arantzazu

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Arantzazu
Coat of arms of Arantzazu
Coat of arms
Arantzazu is located in Basque Country
Arantzazu
Arantzazu
Location of Arantzazu within the Basque Country
Coordinates: 43°09′27″N 2°47′21″W / 43.15750°N 2.78917°W / 43.15750; -2.78917Coordinates: 43°09′27″N 2°47′21″W / 43.15750°N 2.78917°W / 43.15750; -2.78917
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityBasque Country
ProvinceBiscay
ComarcaArratia-Nerbioi
Government
 • MayorIgor Menika Bengoetxea (EH Bildu)
Area
 • Total3.80 km2 (1.47 sq mi)
Elevation
144 m (472 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total393
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Basque: abadiñarra
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
48140
WebsiteOfficial website

Arantzazu (Spanish, Aránzazu) is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the Autonomous Community of Basque Country, northern Spain.

Toponym[edit]

  • Etymologically Aránzazu means place of hawthorn and comes from Basque language. In addition, this municipality of Vizcaya has the same name as other district in Oñate (Guipúzcoa) famous for being located there Aránzazu's Sanctuary. In Basque the name is written as Arantzazu.

Architecture[edit]

  • San Pedro de Arantzazu is the church of the municipality, finished in 1828.

Population[edit]

  • 305 inhabitants. (INE 2007).

Geography[edit]

  • Elevation: 135 metres.

External links[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.