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Irun
Coat of Arms
Vigilantiae Custos
Location
Coordinates : Lat 43º 20' 16.13" North Long 1º 47' 19.72" West
Time Zone : CET (GMT +1)
- summer: CEST (GMT +2)
General information
Native name Irun (Basque)
Spanish name Ciudad de Irún
Founded Feb 28 1776
Postal code 20.300-20.305
Website http://www.irun.org/
Administration
Country Spain
Autonomous Community Basque Country
Province Gipuzkoa (Basque) Guipúzcoa (Spanish)
Comarca Bajo Bidasoa
Mayor José Antonio Santano Clavero (PSE-EE)
Geography
Land Area 42,40 km²
Altitude from 5 to 825 m AMSL
Population
Population 59.557 (2005)
Density 1404,65 hab./km² (2005)

Irun (Spanish: Irún) is a city of the Bidasoa region of the province of Guipúzcoa (Basque: Gipuzkoa) in the Basque Country Autonomous Community, Spain. Image File history File links Sin_bandera. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 600 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (720 × 720 pixel, file size: 268 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) I hereby assert that I am the creator of this contribution and/or it does not violate any third party rights. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... Basque (native name: euskara) is the language spoken by the Basque people who inhabit the Pyrenees in North-Central Spain and the adjoining region of South-Western France. ... This article is about the international language known as Spanish. ... Year 1776 (MDCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... Postal codes are generally clearly visible outside local Australian post offices. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... The term Administration, as used in the context of government, differs according to jurisdiction. ... In political geography and international politics, a country is a political division of a geographical entity, a sovereign territory, most commonly associated with the notions of state or nation and government. ... 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). ... Pays Basque) see Northern Basque Country. ... A province is a territorial unit, almost always a country subdivision. ... Guipuscoa province. ... This is a list of the comarques (singular comarca) of Catalonia. ... Bidasoa-Txingudi is one of the eight regions in Guipúzcoa, formed by just two municipalities, Irun and Hondarribia, named after the Bidasoa river and the Txingudi bay. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... PSE-EE sites are targets for vandalism, as this in Bilbao. ... Altitude is the elevation of an object from a known level or datum. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... In physics, density is mass m per unit volume V. For the common case of a homogeneous substance, it is expressed as: where, in SI units: ρ (rho) is the density of the substance, measured in kg·m-3 m is the mass of the substance, measured in kg V is... Bidasoa-Txingudi is one of the eight regions in Guipúzcoa, formed by just two municipalities, Irun and Hondarribia, named after the Bidasoa river and the Txingudi bay. ... Guipúzcoa province Guipúzcoa (Basque Gipuzkoa, in English sometimes as Guipuscoa) is a province of northern Spain, in the northeastern part of the autonomous community of the Basque Country. ... Basque (native name: euskara) is the language spoken by the Basque people who inhabit the Pyrenees in North-Central Spain and the adjoining region of South-Western France. ... Pays Basque) see Northern Basque Country. ...


One of the biggest cities in Guipuzcoa, its border-city situation (it is located on the border between Spain and France, across the Bidasoa river from Hendaye) has made Irun a commercial and logistic centre, with important railway infrastructure, where the SNCF rails meet the broad gauge Renfe ones. The Bidasoa (French: Bidassoa) is a river in the Basque country of northern Spain. ... Hendaye (Basque Hendaia) is the most southwesterly town in France. ... SNCF (Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français) (French National Railway Company) is a French public enterprise. ... Great Western Railway broad gauge steam locomotives awaiting scrapping in 1892 after the conversion to standard gauge. ... RENFE is Spains national railway operator. ...


Irun is part of the conurbation of Txingudi bay with Hondarribia and Hendaye, and is also involved in the Eurocite Basque Bayonne-San Sebastián. Hondarribias old quarter Spanish armys building in Hondarribia Hondarribia (sand ford in Basque, also known by its Spanish adaptation Fuenterrabía or the French one, Fontarabie) is a town situated on the east shore of Bidasoa rivers mouth, in Gipuzkoa, Basque Country, Spain. ... Hendaye (Basque Hendaia) is the most southwesterly town in France. ... Bayonne (French: Bayonne, pronounced ; Gascon Occitan and Basque: Baiona) is a city and commune of southwest France at the confluence of the Nive and Adour rivers, in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département, of which it is a sous-préfecture. ... Location Image:Donostia (San Sebastian), Euskadi location. ...


One of its main festivals is the Alarde, a parade recreating an episode of the Peninsula War. The Peninsular War (1808-1814) was a major conflict during the Napoleonic Wars. ...


External links

  • Irun municipal government website
  • Eurocite Basque's official page
  • sanmarciales.com website dedicated to the SanMarciales and the Alarde of San Marcial.
  • sanmarcial.eu site dedicated to the Alarde of San Marcial the main festivity in town.
  • IRUN in the Bernardo Estornés Lasa - Auñamendi Encyclopedia (Euskomedia Fundazioa) (Spanish)

Coordinates: 43°20′N, 1°48′W Bidasoa-Txingudi is one of the eight regions in Guipúzcoa, formed by just two municipalities, Irun and Hondarribia, named after the Bidasoa river and the Txingudi bay. ... Hondarribias old quarter Spanish armys building in Hondarribia Hondarribia (sand ford in Basque, also known by its Spanish adaptation Fuenterrabía or the French one, Fontarabie) is a town situated on the east shore of Bidasoa rivers mouth, in Gipuzkoa, Basque Country, Spain. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...



edit Municipalities in Gipuzkoa

Abaltzisketa | Aduna | Aia | Aizarnazabal | Albiztur | Alegia | Alkiza | Altzaga | Altzo | Amezketa | Andoain | Anoeta | Antzuola | Arama | Aretxabaleta | Arrasate (Mondragón) | Asteasu | Astigarraga | Ataun | Azkoitia | Azpeitia | Baliarrain | Beasain | Beizama | Belauntza | Berastegi | Bergara | Berrobi | Bidegoyan | Deba | Donostia (San Sebastián) | Eibar | Elduain | Elgeta | Elgoibar | Errenteria | Errezil | Eskoriatza | Ezkio (Itsaso) | Gabiria | Gaintza | Gaztelu | Getaria | Hernani | Hernialde | Hondarribia | Ibarra | Idiazabal | Ikaztegieta | Irun | Irura | Itsasondo | Larraul | Lasarte (Oria) | Lazkao | Leaburu | Legazpi | Legorreta | Leintz (Gatzaga) | Lezo | Lizartza | Mendaro | Mutiloa | Mutriku | Oiartzun | Olaberria | Oñati | Ordizia | Orendain | Orexa | Orio | Ormaiztegi | Pasaia | Segura | Soraluze (Placencia de las Armas) | Tolosa | Urnieta | Urretxu | Usurbil | Villabona | Zaldibia | Zarautz | Zegama | Zerain | Zestoa | Zizurkil | Zumaia | Zumarraga This is a list of the municipalities in the province of Guipuscoa or Guipúzcoa, in the autonomous community of the Basque Country, Spain. ... Guipuscoa province. ... Image File history File links I made this image myself, and I authorise everybody to use it File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Abaltzisketa is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the north of Spain. ... Aduna is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Village of Aia, Gipuzkoa Province Aia (pronounced eye-a) is a small village situated on the slopes of Mount Pagoeta in the Basque Province of Gipuzkoa, Spain. ... Aizarnazabal is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Albiztur is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Alegia is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Alkiza is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Altzaga is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Altzo is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Amezketa is a city in Guipúzcoa, Spain. ... Andoain is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Anoeta is a municipality in Spain. ... Antzuola is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Arama is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Aretxabaleta is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Mondragon is also the name of a commune of the Vaucluse département, in southern France. ... Asteasu is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the north of Spain. ... Astigarraga is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Ataun is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Azkoitia is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Geography > Europe > Spain > Basque Country > Guipúzcoa Azpeitia is a city within the province of Guipúzcoa, in the Basque Country. ... Baliarrain is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Beasain is a town and municipality located in the Goierri region of the province of Guipúzcoa, in the autonomous community of the Basque Country, northern Spain. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Beizama (Guipúzcoa). ... Belauntza is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Berastegi is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Bergara (formerly, Vergara in Spanish) is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Berrobi is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Bidegoyan is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Deba is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Location Image:Donostia (San Sebastian), Euskadi location. ... Geography > Europe > Spain > Basque Country > Guipúzcoa Eibar is a city within the province of Guipúzcoa, in the Basque Country. ... Elduain is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Elgeta is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... Errenteria is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain, near the French border. ... Errezil is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Eskoriatza is a city in Guipúzcoa, Spain. ... Ezkio-Itsaso is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Gabiria is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Gaintza is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Gaztelu is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Getaria is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Hernani can mean several things: Hernani is a locality in Eastern Samar, Philippines. ... Hernialde is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Hondarribias old quarter Spanish armys building in Hondarribia Hondarribia (sand ford in Basque, also known by its Spanish adaptation Fuenterrabía or the French one, Fontarabie) is a town situated on the east shore of Bidasoa rivers mouth, in Gipuzkoa, Basque Country, Spain. ... Ibarra is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Idiazabal is a town and municipality in the Goierri region of the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of the Basque Country, northern Spain. ... Ikaztegieta is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Irura is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Itsasondo is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Larraul is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Lasarte-Oria is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Lazkaos location in Guipuscoa. ... Leaburu is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Legazpi is a city in Guipúzcoa province in the Basque Country of Spain. ... Legorreta is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Leintz-Gatzaga is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Lezo is a 5th class municipality in the province of Aklan, Philippines. ... Lizartza is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Mendaro is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Mutiloa is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Mutriku is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Oiartzun is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Olaberria is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... The Antigua Universitad del Pais Vasco Oñati is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of the Basque Country, in the north of Spain. ... Ordizia is a town and municipality located in the Goierri region of the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of the Basque Country, northern Spain. ... Orendain is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Orexa is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Orio is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Ormaiztegi is a town and municipality located in the Goierri region of Gipuzkoa province, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, northern Spain. ... Harbor of Pasaia Pasaia (Spanish: Pasajes) is a town and municipality located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Segura River. ... Soraluze-Placencia de las Armas is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Tolosa can mean several things: Tolosa is the Latin and Occitan name for the town of Toulouse, France. ... Urnieta is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Urretxu is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Usurbil is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Villabona is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Zaldibia is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Zarautz is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... the town General Information Zegama is a town in the province of Guipuzcoa (Gipuzkoa in Basque) in the Basque Country (Euskal Herria in Basque), its population is around 1300, its area is around 35 km² and its located 296m above sea-level. ... Zerain is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Zestoa is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Zizurkil is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Coat of arms of Zumaia Flag of Zumaia Zumaya redirects here. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


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