Biscay

Biscay is a province of Spain, lying on the south shore of the eponymous bay. The name also refers to a historical territory of the , heir of the ancient Lordship of Biscay.
Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
The is a museum of modern and contemporary art designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry, and located in , , . Photo: Naotake Murayama, CC BY 2.0.

Stadium
San Mamés is an all-seater football stadium in Rafael Moreno Pitxitxi Kalea, , , . Photo: Xabier, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Museum
The is an art museum located in the city of , Spain. Photo: Zarateman, CC0.

Theatre
The is located in the city of , Basque Country, beside the , built in part of the area that was formerly occupied by the Euskalduna shipyards. Photo: Zarateman, CC0.

Localities in the Area

, with a population of about 350,000, is the largest city in 's . Photo: Archaeodontosaurus, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town
is a major municipality of Biscay, in the , an Autonomous Community in northern . Photo: Alan, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town
is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of , northern . is situated 6 km east of Biscay. Photo: Galdacano, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Biscay

Latitude
43.25° or 43° 15' north
Longitude
-2.9167° or 2° 55' west
Open Location Code
8CMV732M+28
Population
1,150,000
Elevation
62 metres (203 feet)
Geo­Names ID
3104469

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Biskaje
  • Albanian: Provinca Biscay
  • Arabic: Vizcaya
  • Arabic: بيسكاي
  • Aragonese: Bizcaya
  • Aragonese: Vizcaya
  • Armenian: Բիսկայա
  • Asturian; Bable: Bizkaia
  • Asturian; Bable: Vizcaya
  • Azerbaijani: Biskaya vilayəti
  • Basque: Bizkaia
  • Belarusian: Біская
  • Belarusian: правінцыя Біская
  • Bengali: বিসকে
  • Breton: Bizkaia
  • Bulgarian: Биская
  • Catalan: Biscaia
  • Catalan: Bizkaia
  • Catalan: Província de Biscaia
  • Catalan: província de Biscaia
  • Cebuano: Bizkaia
  • Chinese: Vizcaya
  • Chinese: 比斯开省
  • Chinese: 比斯開省
  • Croatian: Biskaja
  • Czech: Bizkaia
  • Danish: Vizcaya
  • Dimli: Biskay
  • Dutch: Biskaje
  • English: Bizkaia
  • English: Vizcaya
  • Esperanto: Provinco Biskajo
  • Estonian: Biskaia
  • Estonian: Biskaia provints
  • Extremaduran: Viscaya
  • Finnish: Biskaja
  • Finnish: Vizcaya
  • French: Biscaye
  • French: Bizkaia
  • French: Vizcaya
  • Gaelic (Scots): Bizkaia
  • Gallegan: Biscaia
  • Gallegan: Bizkaia
  • Georgian: ბისკაია
  • German: Bizkaia
  • German: ES-BI
  • German: Provinz Biskaya
  • German: Vizcaya
  • Greek: Βισκαΐα
  • Greek: Μπισκάγια, Μπισκάια
  • Greek: Μπισκάγια
  • Gujarati: બિસ્કે
  • Hebrew: ביסקאיה
  • Hindi: बिस्के
  • Hungarian: Bizkaia
  • Indonesian: Vizcaya
  • Irish: An Bhioscáin
  • Italian: Biscaglia
  • Japanese: ビスカヤ
  • Japanese: ビスカヤ県
  • Kannada: ಬಿಸ್ಕೆ
  • Kazakh: Бискайя
  • Kirghiz: Бискай
  • Korean: 비스카야 주
  • Korean: 비스카야주
  • Ladino: Provinsia de Vizkaya
  • Latin: Biscaia
  • Latvian: Biskaja
  • Latvian: Biskajas province
  • Letzeburgesch: Vizcaya
  • Lithuanian: Biskajos provincija
  • Livvi: Bizkaia
  • Malay (generic): Biscay
  • Malay (generic): Wilayah Biscay
  • Marathi: बिस्के
  • Min Nan Chinese: Vizcaya
  • Mingrelian: ბისკაიაშ პროვინცია
  • Northern Luri: بیسکای
  • Northern Sami: Vizcaya eanangoddi
  • Norwegian: Bizkaia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Bizkaia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Vizcaya
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Bizkaia
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Biscaia
  • Pampanga: Biscay
  • Persian: استان بیسکای
  • Polish: Bizkaia
  • Polish: Vizcaya
  • Portuguese: Biscaia
  • Romanian: Provincia Vizcaya
  • Russian: Бискайя
  • Scots: Biscay
  • Serbian: Покрајина Бискаја
  • Serbo-Croatian: Biskaja
  • Sicilian: Biscagghia
  • Sinhalese: බිස්කේ
  • Slovenian: Biskaja
  • South Azerbaijani: بیسکای اوستانی
  • Spanish: Bizkaia
  • Spanish: Señorío de Vizcaya
  • Spanish: Vizcaya
  • Swahili (generic): Mkoa wa Vizcaya
  • Swedish: Biscaya
  • Tagalog: Vizcaya
  • Tajik: Бискай
  • Tamil: பிஸ்கேய்
  • Telugu: బిస్కే
  • Thai: จังหวัดบิซกายา
  • Turkish: Biskay
  • Ukrainian: Біскайя
  • Urdu: بیسکای
  • Uzbek: Vizcaya
  • Venetian: Bizkaia
  • Vietnamese: Biscay
  • Waray (Philippines): Vizcaya
  • Welsh: Biskaia
  • Welsh: Bizkaia
  • Wu Chinese: 比斯开省
  • Provincia de Bizkaia
  • Provincia de Vizcaya
  • 비스카이아도

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