Basque town which was the site of the first airborne bombing attack on a civilian town during the Spanish civil war. The bombing, by the Condor Legion of Germany's Luftwaffe in 1937, inspired Picasso to paint the landmark cubist work Guernica, now on display at the Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in .

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  • Location: , , , ,
  • Population: 17,000
  • Postal code: 48300
  • United Nations Location Codes: ES GKA and ES GUE
  • Latitude: 43.3167° or 43° 19' north
  • Longitude: -2.6833° or 2° 41' west
  • Elevation: 97 meters (318 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 3120989

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