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Atlas of the Basque Autonomous Community

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Basque Autonomous Community

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Español: Comunidad Autónoma Vasca o País Vasco
Euskara: Euskadi edo Euskal Autonomia Erkidegoa

Español País Vasco - Comunidad Autónoma del País Vasco

El País Vasco o Euskadi, también denominado Comunidad Autónoma Vasca o Comunidad Autónoma del País Vasco (en euskera: Euskal Autonomia Erkidegoa), es una comunidad autónoma española situada en el extremo nororiental de la franja cantábrica, lindando al norte con el Mar Cantábrico y Francia, al sur con La Rioja y Castilla y León, al oeste con la Comunidad Autónoma de Cantabria y al este con la Comunidad Foral de Navarra. En el pasado, fue conocido también como Provincias Vascongadas o Vascongadas. Lo integran las provincias (denominadas territorios históricos en el ordenamiento autonómico) de Álava, Guipúzcoa y Vizcaya.

Euskara Euskadi - Euskal Autonomia Erkidegoa

Euskal Autonomia Erkidegoa edo Euskadi Euskal Herriko zati bat da. Espainiaren iparraldean dago eta Autonomia Erkidegoen estatusa dauka. Araba, Gipuzkoa eta Bizkaiko lurraldeek osatzen dute. Hiriburua Gasteiz da eta bertan daude Eusko Jaurlaritza eta Eusko Legebiltzarra.

English Basque Autonomous Community - Autonomous Community of the Basque Country
The Basque Autonomous Community is an autonomous community with the status of historical region within Spain, being its capital Vitoria-Gasteiz (Vitoria is the Spanish name, Gasteiz the Basque name). It is part of a larger Basque cultural region, which is called Basque Country (in Basque "Euskal Herria"). Please note that in Spanish "País Vasco" and "Comunidad Autónoma Vasca" are synonims and refer only to the autonomous community. To the north it borders ► France, to the east it borders the autonomous community of ► Navarre.

Short name Basque Autonomous Community
Official  name Autonomous Community of the Basque Country
Status Autonomous Community of ► Spain
Capital Vitoria-Gasteiz
Population 2,124,846 inhabitants
Area 7,234 km²
Major  languages Spanish, Basque
Major  religions Roman Catholicism
More information Basque Autonomous Community, Geography of Basque Autonomous Community, History of Basque Autonomous Community and Politics of Basque Autonomous Community
More  images Basque Autonomous Community - Basque Autonomous Community (Category).

General maps

Localización de la CA de Euskadi (NUTS ES1).png Map of the Basque Autonomous Community
Basque country map.png Map of the Basque Autonomous Community
Basque Country location map.png Location of the Basque Provinces
Euskal Herriko herrialdeen mapa.svg Map of the Basque Provinces in Spain and France

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