Berango

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Berango
Berango (Basque)
Municipality
Flag of Berango
Flag
Coat of arms of Berango
Coat of arms
Country  Spain
Province Biscay
Founded 15 June 1300
Government
 • Type Mayor-Council
 • Mayor Maria Isabel Landa Gaubeka (PNV)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 174,81
Demonym berangoztarra or berangarra
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 48640
Dialing code +34 94
Official language(s) Basque
Spanish
Website Official website

Berango is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the region known as "Greater Bilbao" in the autonomous community of Basque Country, Spain with 8,9 km² of extension and a population of 6.748 inhabitants according to the census of the 2010. Its density reaches 174,81 inhabitants per square kilometre.

Geographical Location[edit]

Berango is confined by Sopelana in the north, with Urduliz in the northeast, with Erandio in southeast, and with Guecho to the western. In this region there are some cholines that stand out such as Munarrikolanda, Saiherri and Agirremendi mountains. The Gobela river passes through the municipality and disgorges in the Bahía de El Abra. Moreover, Berango receives Larrañazubi's streams and several natural fountains.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tabla158". Ine.es. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 

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Municipalities in Biscay[edit]

Coordinates: 43°21′54″N 2°59′42″W / 43.36500°N 2.99500°W / 43.36500; -2.99500