Gautegiz Arteaga

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Gautegiz Arteaga
Gautéguiz de Arteaga
Location in Biscay
Location in Biscay
Gautegiz Arteaga is located in Spain
Gautegiz Arteaga
Gautegiz Arteaga
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°22′5″N 2°39′8″W / 43.36806°N 2.65222°W / 43.36806; -2.65222Coordinates: 43°22′5″N 2°39′8″W / 43.36806°N 2.65222°W / 43.36806; -2.65222
Kintra  Spain
Autonomous community  País Vasco
Province Biscay
Comarca Busturialdea
Area
 • Total 13.57 km2 (5.24 sq mi)
Elevation 45 m (148 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 868
 • Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)

Gautegiz Arteaga (Spanish: Gautéguiz de Arteaga) is a town in Biscay, in the northern Spanish autonomous community of the Basque Country.

It is located on the right bank of the Urdaibai estuary.

Its most emblematic building is the Arteaga Tower, a medieval castle rebuilt in the 19th century for the French empress Eugénie de Montijo.

The town of Arteaga, with the tower at the right
Arteaga Tower

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