Situated on the banks of the Nervión, Bilbao is the largest city in 's . Milder and rainier than most other parts of , the greenery of Bilbao is both a blessing and a curse: the climate here is as much a welcome relief from the heat of the dry plains in the south as a thorn in the side of those hoping for a day at the beach.


  • Location: , , , ,
  • Population: 346,000
  • Postal codes: 48080 – 48011
  • IATA airport code: BIO
  • United Nations Location Code: ES BIO
  • Latitude: 43° 15' 45.8" (43.2627°) north
  • Longitude: 2° 55' 31" (2.9253°) west
  • Elevation: 20 meters (66 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 3128026
  • Wikidata: Bilbao
  • Wikimedia Commons: Bilbao

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Other Names for Bilbao

Arabic: بلباو, Aragonese: Bilbau, Armenian: Բիլբաո, Basque: Bilbo, Belarusian: Горад Більбаа, Breton: Bilbo, Bulgarian: Билбао, Central Kurdish: بیلباو, Chechen: Билбао, Chinese: 毕尔巴鄂, Eastern Mari: Бильбао, Extremaduran: Bilbau, French: Bilbao, Galician: Bilbo, Georgian: ბილბაო, German: Bilbao, Greek: Μπιλμπάο, Hebrew: בילבאו, Italian: Bilbao
Japanese: ビルバオ, Kazakh: Бильбао, Korean: 빌바오, Latin: Bilbaum, Marathi: बिल्बाओ, Mingrelian: ბილბაო, Mongolian: Бильбао, Ossetian: Бильбао, Persian: بیلبائو, Piemontese: Bilbo / Bilbao, Portuguese: Bilbau, Russian: Бильбао, Serbian: Билбао, Spanish: Bilbao, Spanish: El Bocho, Thai: บิลบาโอ, Uighur: Bilbaw, Ukrainian: Більбао, Welsh: Bilbo

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