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Vitoria-Gasteiz

Administration
Full nameVitoria-Gasteiz
Native nameVitoria  
Gasteiz  
Settlement typeMunicipality
MottoHaec est Victoria quae vincit
(This is Victoria which triumphs)
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityPaís Vasco
ProvinceÁlava
ComarcaVitoria-Gasteiz
Founded1181
Government
AlcaldeJavier Maroto
Geography
Total Area106.8 sq mi (276.81 km2)
Elevation1722.4 ft (525 m)
Demography
Total Population238247 (2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
DemonymVitoriano, -na
Gasteiztarra
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code01001 - 01015
Official language(s)Spanish, Basque

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Vitoria-Gasteiz ( ; -eugas̺tes̻IPA; , -esbiˈtoɾjaIPA; officially Vitoria-Gasteiz) is the capital city of the province of Álava and of the autonomous community of the Basque Country in northern Spain with a population of 235,661 people. It is the second largest Basque city. The dwellers of the city are called Vitorianos or Gasteiztarras, while traditionally they are dubbed Babazorros (Basque for 'bean eaters').


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