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Álava province
Álava province

Álava ( Basque is the language spoken by the Basque people, who live in northern Spain and the adjoining area of southwestern France. The Standard Basque name for the language is euskara; other dialectal forms are euskera, eskuara and üskara. Although it is geographically surrounded by Indo-European languages, it is... Basque Araba, This article is about the international language known as Spanish. For other languages spoken in Spain see Languages of Spain. Spanish or Castilian is an Iberian Romance language, and the third or fourth most spoken language in the world. It is spoken as a first language by about 352 million... Spanish Álava) is a In addition to its seventeen autonomous communities, Spain is divided into fifty provinces. Formerly of greater importance, since the arrival of the autonomous community system the provinces have had fewer powers. They are still used as electoral districts, in postal addresses, and as geographical referents. (A small town would be... province of northern The Kingdom of Spain or Spain ( Spanish: Reino de España or España; Catalan: Regne dEspanya; Basque: Espainiako Erresuma; Galician: Reino da España) is a country located in the southwest of Europe. It shares the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal, Gibraltar and Andorra. To the... Spain, in the southern part of the Spains fifty provinces (provincias) are grouped into seventeen autonomous communities (comunidades aut nomas), in addition to two African autonomous cities (ciudades aut nomas) (Ceuta and Melilla). Formation and Powers Centralism, nationalism and separatism played an important role in the Spanish transition. For fear that separatism would lead to instability... autonomous community of the Basque Country (Basque Euskadi, Spanish País Vasco) is an autonomous community of Spain whose capital is Vitoria (Basque Gasteiz). It is part of the larger Basque native lands, which are also called the “Basque Country.” The following Spanish provinces make up Basque Country: Álava (Basque Araba), capital... Basque Country. It is one of the seven traditional provinces of the wider Basque Country.


It is bordered by the provinces of Burgos is a province of northern Spain, in the northeastern part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. It is bordered by the provinces of Palencia, Cantabria, Vizcaya, Álava, La Rioja, Soria, Segovia, and Valladolid. Its capital is the city of Burgos. The province has an area of 14,300... Burgos, La Rioja is a province and autonomous community of northern Spain. Its capital is Logroño. Other cities and towns in the province include Calahorra, Arnedo, Haro, San Asensio, Navalsaz, and Nájera. It is bordered by the Basque Country (province of Álava), Navarre, Aragon (province of Zaragoza), and Castile... La Rioja, Navarra is the Spanish name for Navarre (Basque: Nafarroa), an ancient kingdom in the Pyrenees, and now a province and an autonomous community in Spain. Navarra was also the name of a Spanish destroyer battleship of the XIX century. See picture at the Library of the American Congess This is... Navarra, Guipúzcoa, and Categories: Spain geography stubs | Basque | Provinces of Spain | Bizkaia ... Vizcaya. Within Álava is Treviño, an enclave which is part of Burgos province, Capital Valladolid Area  - total  - % of Spain Ranked 1st 94,223 km² 18,6% Population  - Total (2003)  - % of Spain  - Density Ranked 6th 2,480,369 5.9% 26.32/km² Demonym  - English  - Spanish   Castillian, Leonese castellano/a, leonés/leonesa Statute of Autonomy... Castile and León, although there is some support for Treviño joining the Basque Country.


The capital of Álava is This refers to a city in Spain. See also Vitoria, Brazil and Victoria (disambiguation). Vitoria (population: 224,965 (2004 est), Basque Gasteiz) is the capital city of the province of Álava (Basque Araba) and of the País Vasco Spanish autonomous region, though it is the second city of the... Vitoria - Gasteiz in Basque, which also serves as the capital of the autonomous community. The province is divided into seven counties (comarcas): Añana; Ayala/Aiara; Campezo/Kanpezu; Laguardia/Biaizteri; Salvatierra/Agurain; This refers to a city in Spain. See also Vitoria, Brazil and Victoria (disambiguation). Vitoria (population: 224,965 (2004 est), Basque Gasteiz) is the capital city of the province of Álava (Basque Araba) and of the País Vasco Spanish autonomous region, though it is the second city of the... Vitoria-Gasteiz; Zuya/Zuia.


List of municipalities in Álava


Lordship of Alava

List of rulers (original names):

  • Eylon c. 850-875
  • Vela Jimenez c. 875-923
  • Fernan Gonzalez 923-970, Alava feudatary of Castille intil 1046
  • Nuño Gonzalez 970-1033
  • Fortunio Iñiguez 1033-1046
  • Munio Muñoz (co-sir) 1046-1060, Alava feudatary of Navarre 1046-1085
  • Sancho Maceratio (co-sir) 1046-1060
  • Ramiro 1060-1075
  • Marcelo 1075-1085
  • Lope Iñiguez 1085-?, Alava feudatary of Castilla until 1123
  • Lope Diaz the White ?-1093
  • Lope Gonzalez 1093-1099
  • Lope Sanchez 1099-1114
  • Diego Lopez I 1114-1123
  • Don Ladron 1123-1158, Alava feudatary of Navarra until 1199
  • Don Vela 1158-1175
  • Juan Velaz 1175-1181
  • Diego López Garrido, Spanish politician, is a former member of Izquierda Unida and today a deputy for the Spanish Socialist Workers Party. Diego Lopez, or Diego López was the name of several medieval lords of Álava and Biscay. This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which... Diego Lopez II 1181-1187
  • Iñigo de Oriz 1187-1199
  • Diego Lopez de Haro I 1199-1214, Alava feudatary of Castilla until personal union of 1332
  • Lope Diaz de Haro I 1214-1240
  • Nuño Gonzalez de Lara 1240-1252
  • Diego Lopez de Haro II 1252-1274
  • Fernando de la Cerda 1274-1280
  • Lope Diaz de Haro II 1280-1288
  • Juan Alonso de Haro 1288-1310
  • Diego Lopez de Salcedo 1310-1332

The title is attributed to the Castillan kings 1332



 
Traditional provinces of This article is about the traditional Basque domain. For the Spanish autonomous community, see Basque Country (autonomous community). The Basque Country (Euskal Herria in Basque) straddles the western Pyrenees mountains that define the border between France and Spain, extending down to the coast of the Bay of Biscay. It corresponds... Euskal Herria / This article is about the traditional Basque domain. For the Spanish autonomous community, see Basque Country (autonomous community). The Basque Country (Euskal Herria in Basque) straddles the western Pyrenees mountains that define the border between France and Spain, extending down to the coast of the Bay of Biscay. It corresponds... Basque Country
Hegoalde: Guipúzcoa (Basque Gipuzkoa, Spanish Guipúzcoa, in English sometimes as Guipuscoa) is a province of northern Spain, in the northeastern part of the autonomous community of the Basque Country. It is bordered by the provinces of Vizcaya, Álava, and Navarre, and by France and the Bay of Biscay. Its... Gipuzkoa | Álava (Basque Araba, Spanish Álava) is a Spain, in the southern part of the autonomous community of the Basque Country. It is bordered by the provinces of Burgos, La Rioja, Navarra, Guipúzcoa, and Vizcaya. Its capital is Vitoria (Basque Gasteiz). List of municipalities in Álava Lordship of Alava List... Araba | Vizcaya (Basque Bizkaia) is a province of northern Spain, in the northwestern part of the autonomous community of the Basque Country. It is bordered by the provinces of Cantabria, Burgos, Guipúzcoa, and Álava, and by the Bay of Biscay. Of the 1,133,444 people (2002) who live in... Bizkaia | Nafarroa
Iparralde: Labourd (Lapurdi in Basque; from Latin Lapurdum) is a former French province and part of the present-day Pyrénées Atlantiques département. It is one of the seven provinces of the traditional Basque Country. Labourd extends from the Pyreenees to the river Adour, along the Atlantic coast. To... Lapurdi | Nafarroa Beherea | Categories: France geography stubs | Basque | Zuberoa ... Zuberoa


 
In addition to its seventeen autonomous communities, Spain is divided into fifty provinces. Formerly of greater importance, since the arrival of the autonomous community system the provinces have had fewer powers. They are still used as electoral districts, in postal addresses, and as geographical referents. (A small town would be... Provinces of Spain
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Álava/Araba | Albacete is a province of central Spain, in the southern part of the autonomous community of Castilla_La Mancha. It is bordered by the provinces of Valencia, Alicante, Murcia, Granada, Jaén, Ciudad Real, and Cuenca. Albacete has a population of 371,787 (2002). Its capital is Albacete. List of municipalities... Albacete | Alicante (Catalan, Alacant) is a province of eastern Spain, in the southern part of the Valencian Country. It is bordered by the provinces of Murcia, Albacete, Valencia, and the Mediterranean Sea. The population of the province is 1,557,968 (2002). Its capital is Alicante. Other major towns of the... Alicante/Alacant | Almería | Capital Oviedo Area  - total  - % of Spain Ranked 10th 10 604 km² 2,1% Population  - Total (2003)  - % of Spain  - Density Ranked 12th 1 056 789 2,5% 99,65/km² Demonym  - English  - Spanish Asturian asturiano/a, astur Statute of Autonomy January 11, 1982 ISO... Asturias | Ávila | Badajoz is a province of western Spain, in the southern part of the autonomous community of Extremadura. It was formed in 1833. It is bordered by the provinces of Cáceres, Toledo, Ciudad Real, Córdoba, Sevilla, and Portugal. With its area of 21 766 sq.km., it is the... Badajoz | Barcelona is a province of eastern Spain, in the center of the autonomous community of Catalonia. It is bordered by the provinces of Tarragona, Lleida, and Girona, and by the Mediterranean Sea. Its capital is Barcelona. 4,906,117 people live in the province (2002), of whom fewer than a... Barcelona | Burgos is a province of northern Spain, in the northeastern part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. It is bordered by the provinces of Palencia, Cantabria, Vizcaya, Álava, La Rioja, Soria, Segovia, and Valladolid. Its capital is the city of Burgos. The province has an area of 14,300... Burgos | Cáceres | Cádiz | Capital Santander Area  - Total  - % of Spain Ranked 15th 5 321 km² 1.05% Population  - Total (2003)  - % of Spain  - Density Economy  - GDP (2002)   € 8,911.5 million Demonym  - English  - Spanish   Cantabrian cántabro/a, cantábrico/a Statute of Autonomy... Cantabria | Castellón/Castelló | Ceuta is a Spanish exclave in North Africa, located on the northernmost tip of Maghreb, on the Mediterranean coast near the Straits of Gibraltar. It is known in Arabic as سبتة (Sabtah in Standard Arabic, Sebta in Morocco). Its area is approximately 28 km². Ceuta is... Ceuta | Ciudad Real is a province of central Spain, in the southwestern part of the autonomous community of Castile_La Mancha. It is bordered by the provinces of Cuenca, Albacete, Jaén, Córdoba, Bajadoz, and Toledo. Its capital is Ciudad Real. The province has a population of 484,338 (2002), of... Ciudad Real | Córdoba | Cuenca is a province of central Spain, in the eastern part of the autonomous community of Castile-La Mancha. It is bordered by the provinces of Valencia (including its exclave Rincón de Ademuz), Albacete, Ciudad Real, Toledo, Madrid, Guadalajara, and Teruel. 201,614 people (2002) live in the province... Cuenca | Categories: Spain geography stubs | Catalonia | Provinces of Spain ... Gerona/Girona | Granada is a province of southern Spain, in the eastern part of the autonomous community of Andalusia. It is bordered by the provinces of Málaga, Córdoba, Jaén, Albacete, Murcia, Almería, , and the Mediterranean Sea. Its capital is Granada. Its area is 12,635 km². Its population... Granada | Guadalajara is a province of central Spain, in the northern part of the autonomous community of Castile-La Mancha. It is bordered by the provinces of Cuenca, Madrid, Segovia, Soria, Zaragoza, and Teruel. Its population is 177,761 (2002). Its capital is Guadalajara, where nearly 40% of the provinces... Guadalajara | Guipúzcoa/Gipuzkoa | Huelva is a province of southern Spain, in the western part of the autonomous community of Andalusia. It is bordered by Portugal, the provinces of Bajadoz, Sevilla, and Cádiz, and the Atlantic Ocean. Its capital is Huelva. Its area is 10,148 km². Its population is 464,934 (2002... Huelva | Categories: Spain geography stubs | Aragon | Provinces of Spain ... Huesca | Capital Palma de Mallorca Official languages Catalan and Castilian Area  - total  - % of Spain Ranked 17th 4 992 km 1,0% Population  - Total (2003)  - % of Spain  - Density Ranked 14th 916 968 2,2% 183,69/km Demonym  - English  - Catalan  - Spanish Balearic balear balear... Islas Baleares/Illes Balears | Jaén | A Coruña province A Coruña ( Spanish, La Coruña), is a province of extreme northwestern Spain, in the northwestern part of the autonomous community of Galicia. It is bordered by the provinces of Lugo and Pontevedra, and by the Atlantic Ocean. Name variants and historical... La Coruña/A Coruña | La Rioja is a province and autonomous community of northern Spain. Its capital is Logroño. Other cities and towns in the province include Calahorra, Arnedo, Haro, San Asensio, Navalsaz, and Nájera. It is bordered by the Basque Country (province of Álava), Navarre, Aragon (province of Zaragoza), and Castile... La Rioja | Categories: Spain geography stubs | Canary Islands | Provinces of Spain ... Las Palmas | León | Categories: Spain geography stubs | Catalonia | Provinces of Spain ... Lérida/Lleida | Categories: Spain geography stubs | Galicia (Spain) | Provinces of Spain ... Lugo | Capital Madrid Area  - total  - % of Spain Ranked 12th 8 028 km² 1,6% Population  - Total (2003)  - % of Spain  - Density Ranked 3rd 5 527 152 13,2% 688,48/km² Demonym  - English  - Spanish Madrilenian madrileño/a Statute of Autonomy March 1, 1983 ISO... Madrid | Málaga | Melilla, known in Arabic as مليلة, and in Tamazight as Tamlit is a Spanish autonomous city on the coast of eastern Morocco, in North Africa. Administered as part of Málaga province prior to the March 14, 1995 Statute of Autonomy, it is a free port... Melilla | Capital Murcia Area  – Total  – % of Spain Ranked 9th  11 313 km²  2,2% Population  – Total (2003)  – % of Spain  – Density Ranked 10th  1 226 993  2,9%  108,46/km² Demonym  – English  –... Murcia | Navarre (Spanish Navarra, Basque Nafarroa) is an autonomous community and province of Spain. Its official Spanish-language name is Comunidad Foral de Navarra (for an explanation of foral, see fueros). It is bordered by the autonomous communities of the Basque Country (provinces of Guipúzcoa and Álava), La Rioja, and... Navarra/Nafarroa | Orense/Ourense | Categories: Spain geography stubs | Castile-Leon | Provinces of Spain ... Palencia | Categories: Spain geography stubs | Galicia (Spain) | Provinces of Spain ... Pontevedra | Categories: Spain geography stubs | Castile-Leon | Provinces of Spain ... Salamanca | Categories: Spain geography stubs | Canary Islands | Provinces of Spain ... Santa Cruz de Tenerife | Categories: Spain geography stubs | Castile-Leon | Provinces of Spain ... Segovia | Categories: Spain geography stubs | Andalusia | Provinces of Spain ... Sevilla | Categories: Spain geography stubs | Castile-Leon | Provinces of Spain ... Soria | Categories: Spain geography stubs | Catalonia | Provinces of Spain ... Tarragona | Categories: Spain geography stubs | Aragon | Provinces of Spain ... Teruel | Categories: Spain geography stubs | Castile-La Mancha | Provinces of Spain ... Toledo | Categories: Spain geography stubs | Valencia | Provinces of Spain ... Valencia/València | Categories: Spain geography stubs | Castile-Leon | Provinces of Spain ... Valladolid | Categories: Spain geography stubs | Basque | Provinces of Spain | Bizkaia ... Vizcaya/Bizkaia | Categories: Spain geography stubs | Castile-Leon | Provinces of Spain ... Zamora | Categories: Spain geography stubs | Aragon | Provinces of Spain ... Zaragoza

 
 

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