Arrieta

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Arrieta
Municipality
Flag of Arrieta
Flag
Coat of arms of Arrieta
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Arrieta is located in Basque Country
Arrieta
Arrieta
Location of Arrieta within the Basque Country
Coordinates: 43°19′36″N 2°30′48″W / 43.32667°N 2.51333°W / 43.32667; -2.51333
Country Spain
Autonomous community País Vasco
ProvinceBiscay
ComarcaMungialdea
Government
 • MayorÁngel María Acillona (PNV-EAJ)
Area
 • Total14.47 km2 (5.59 sq mi)
Elevation203 m (666 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total573
 • Density40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code48114

Arrieta (both in Basque and Spanish) is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the Basque Country, Spain. Arrieta is part of the comarca of Mungialdea and has a population of 552 inhabitants as of 2007.

Toponym[edit]

This municipality has its origin in the elizate Líbano de Arrieta, which became a municipality in the 19th Century. The toponym Arrieta comes from the Basque word harrieta, which means "stony place".

Demography[edit]

  • 564 inhabitants 2017

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