Bilbao (pronounced /bɪlˈbaʊ/; Basque: Bilbo) is a Spainyie municipality, caipital o the province o Biscay, in the autonomous community o the Basque Kintra. Wi a population o 353,187 as o 2010, it is the lairgest ceety o its autonomous community an the tent lairgest in Spain. Bilbao lies athin ane o Spain's lairgest metropolitan auries; the comarca o Greater Bilbao haes an estimatit population o 875,552, makin it the fift maist populatit conurbation in the kintra.
Bilbao is situatit in the north-central pairt o Spain, some 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) sooth o the Bay o Biscay, where the estuary o Bilbao is formed. Its main urban core is surroondit bi twa sma muntain ranges wi an average elevation o 400 metres (1,300 ft).
Twin ceeties an consulates 
Bilbao is twinned wi:
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