Basque Country

The Basque Country is the land of the Basques from a historical, cultural, linguistic and identity standpoint. The Basques are the group of people who have inhabited this land for several thousand years.

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Donostia-San Sebastián is in the Basque Country in Spain.

Situated on the banks of the Nervión, Bilbao is the largest city in Spain's Basque Country.

Vitoria-Gasteiz is in the heart of the Basque Country in Spain, 66 km south of Bilbao, 114 km from San Sebastian and 351 km from Madrid.


Hondarribia is a fishing town in the province of Guipuzcoa, Basque Country of Spain on the Bay of Txingudi, by the border with France.

Basque town which was the site of the first airborne bombing attack on a civilian town during the Spanish civil war.

Zarauz is a nice holiday resort in Guipuzcoa province in the Basque Country of northern Spain.

Mundaka is a town in the province of Biscay, in the Basque Country of northern Spain.

Balmaseda is a town in Vizcaya, Basque Country. A small and charming Basque town near the border with Burgos.

Getaria is a small fishing town in Guipuzcoa, on the coast between Zarauz to the east and Zumaia to the west.

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Other Names for Basque Country

  • Basque:  Euskadi, Euskal Herria, Euzkadi
  • Catalan:  País Basc
  • English:  Basque Country
  • French:  Pays Basque
  • German:  Baskenland
  • Italian:  Paesi Baschi
  • Japanese:  パイス・バスコ
  • Korean:  바스크 지방
  • Norwegian:  Baskerland
  • Norwegian Nynorsk:  Baskarland
  • Russian:  Страна Басков
  • Spanish:  Comunidad Autónoma Vasca, Comunidad Autónoma del País Vasco, País Vasco, Provincias Vascongadas, Vascongadas
  • Swedish:  Baskien
  • Pais Vasco

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