Sopuerta

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Sopuerta
Municipality
View of Sopuerta
View of Sopuerta
Sopuerta is located in Basque Country
Sopuerta
Sopuerta
Location of Sopuerta within the Basque Country
Coordinates: 43°15′46″N 3°09′09″W / 43.26278°N 3.15250°W / 43.26278; -3.15250Coordinates: 43°15′46″N 3°09′09″W / 43.26278°N 3.15250°W / 43.26278; -3.15250
Country Spain
Autonomous community Basque Country
Province Biscay
Comarca Enkarterri
Government
 • Mayor Joseba Andoni Llaguno Hurtado (Bildu)
Area
 • Total 42.8 km2 (16.5 sq mi)
Elevation 86 m (282 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 2,563
 • Density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Spanish: soportano
soportana
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 48190
Official language(s) Basque
Spanish
Website Official website

Sopuerta is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the Autonomous Community of Basque Country, northern Spain.[1]

Neighborhoods[edit]

Sopuerta is administratively divided into 12 neighborhoods or wards:[2]

  • Mercadillo
  • Alen
  • Arenao
  • Avellaneda
  • Baluga
  • Olabarrieta
  • Bezi
  • Castaño
  • Jarralta
  • Las Muñecas
  • Las Ribas
  • Carral

Demography[edit]

Population of Galdames
1897 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1981 1991 2001 2006
2,220 2,847 4,391 4,308 3,586 3,367 2,881 3,006 2,328 2,189 2,160 2,245 2,361

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ainhoa Arozamena. "Auñamendi Encyclopedia: Sopuerta" (in Spanish). Eusko Ikaskuntza. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  2. ^ Euskaltzaindia. "Euskal Onomastikaren Datutegia (EODA): Sopuerta" (in Basque). Euskaltzaindia. Retrieved 2 July 2010.