Enkarterri

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Enkarterri
Comarca
Coat o airms o Enkarterri
Coat o airms
Mapa encartaciones.PNG
Kintra  Spain
Autonomous commonty Basque Kintra
Province Biscay
Municipalities
Demonym(s) encartados
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Enkarterri (Spainyie: Las Encartaciones) is a comarca o the province o Biscay, in the Basque Kintra, Spain. It is ane o the seiven comarcas or destricts that mak up the province o Biscay. Its admeenistrative centre is Balmaseda. Enkarterri stretches frae the river Nervion an the Estuar o Bilbao in the east tae the muntains that shape its soothren border wi Cantabrie an Castile an León in the wast an sooth.

Nouadays the name is maist commonly uised tae refer tae the landwart pairt o the historical territory, while the urban aurie is kent as the Left Bank (Margen Izquierda, Ezkerraldea) o the estuar, thegither wi Barakaldo, that uised tae belang tae Uribe.

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Enkarterri is locatit at the northwast o the province o Biscay. It borders the commonty o Cantabrie tae the wast, an the Province o Burgos (Castile an León) an the province o Álava, in the Basque Kintra an aw, tae the sooth. The river Kadagua crosses the region an drains maist o it.

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Coordinates: 43°14′38″N 3°11′44″W / 43.24389°N 3.19556°W / 43.24389; -3.19556