This article needs additional citations for verification. (April 2016) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
The river is only 55 kilometres in length, and runs from headwaters in the Aizkorri Mountains, near the town of Legazpi to its outflow into the Cantabrian Sea at the town of Zumaia on the Bay of Biscay . It forms the border between the municipalities of Zumárraga and Urretxu, and further downriver, it passes through the towns of Azkoitia and Azpeitia.
The word urola comes from two basque words Ur and Ola, meaning "water" and "factory" respectively referring to the water mills which have stood in the valley since the Middle Ages.
- "The Mouth of the Urola River". Retrieved 2016-04-04.
|This article about a location in the Basque Country, Spain, is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This article related to a river in Spain is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|