Álava

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Álava
Araba
Province
Historical Territory o Álava1
Flag of Álava
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Coat-of-arms of Álava
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Kintra  Spain
Autonomous commonty  Basque Kintra
Caipital Vitoria-Gasteiz
Govrenment
 • Deputy General Javier de Andrés (Fowkpairty)
Aurie
 • Tot 2,963 km2 (1,144 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Tot 322,557
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
 • Rankit 41
 • Percent 0.68%
Demonym
Offeecial leids Spainyie, Basque
Pairlament Cortes Generales
Congress seats 4
Senate seats 4
Juntas Generales de Álava 51
Wabsteid Diputación Foral de Álava
1.^ Complete offeecial names: Arabako Lurralde Historikoa / Territorio Histórico de Álava

Álava (IPA: [ˈalaβa] in Spainyie) or Araba (IPA: [aˈɾaba] in Basque), offeecially Araba/Álava,[1] is a province o Spain an a historical territory o the Basque Kintra, heir o the auncient Laird o Álava. Its caipital ceety is Vitoria-Gasteiz whilk is the caipital o the autonomous commonty an aw. It haes mairches the Basque provinces o Biscay an Gipuzkoa tae the north, the commonty o La Rioja tae the sooth, the province o Burgos (in the commonity o Castile an León) tae the wast an the commonty o Navarre tae the east. The Enclave o Treviño is pairt o the province o Burgos, no Álava.

It is the lairgest o the three provinces in the Basque Autonomous Commonty in geographical terms, wi 2,963 km², but the least populatit an aw wi 322,557 indwellers (2012).

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  1. Ley 19/2011, de 5 de julio, por la que pasan a denominarse oficialmente "Araba/Álava", "Gipuzkoa" y "Bizkaia" las demarcaciones provinciales llamadas anteriormente "Álava", "Guipúzcoa" y "Vizcaya"

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Coordinates: 42°50.67′N 2°45.62′W / 42.84450°N 2.76033°W / 42.84450; -2.76033