Elciego

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Elciego

Eltziego (Basque)
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Location of Elciego within Álava Province
Coat of arms of Elciego
Coat of arms
Country Spain
Autonomous community Basque Country
ProvinceÁlava
ComarcaCuadrilla de Laguardia-Rioja Alavesa
Founded1583
Government
 • AlcaldeLuis Aldazabal (Independent)
Area
 • Total16.32 km2 (6.30 sq mi)
Elevation
451 m (1,480 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total1,025
 • Density63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Elcieguense, Ollero
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
01340
Official language(s)Basque, Spanish
WebsiteOfficial website

Elciego (Basque: Eltziego) is a town and municipality located at the southern end of the province of Álava, in the Basque Country, northern Spain.

This town lies in the world-famous Rioja wine-production region, and is home to the architecturally cutting-edge Hotel Marqués de Riscal, opened in 2006, designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry.

View of Elciego
Hotel Marqués de Riscal

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Coordinates: 42°31′N 2°37′W / 42.517°N 2.617°W / 42.517; -2.617

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