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Burgos

BURGOS Inland province (BU) in the north of Spain, named after its capital, which stands on the River Alanzón, a tributary of the Duero.   The province has a exclave around the town of Treviño – the Condado de Treviño – … Continue reading

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Basque Provinces

BASQUE PROVINCES    EUSKADI or Euzkadi (Basque);  PROVINCIAS VASCONGADAS (Sp). The three Basque provinces in northern Spain, in the region where the Pyrenees, the Cantabrian Mountains and the Bay of Biscay meet, have long been grouped together. They are:- Vizcaya (Bizkaia, … Continue reading

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Álava

ÁLAVA   ARABA (Basque). The southernmost and largest, though least populous, of the three provinces that make up the BASQUE COUNTRY (Pais Vasco or Euskadi), Álava is partly mountainous, though with fertile valleys.   The greater part of the province lies in the … Continue reading

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