Güeñes

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Güeñes
Kirk o St. Mary
Kirk o St. Mary
Banner o Güeñes
Banner
Coat o airms o Güeñes
Coat o airms
Güeñes is locatit in Spain
Güeñes
Güeñes
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°12′50″N 3°5′39″W / 43.21389°N 3.09417°W / 43.21389; -3.09417
Kintra Spain
Autonomous commonty Basque Kintra
Province Biscay
Comarca Enkarterri
Govrenment
 • Mayor Koldo Artaraz Martín
Aurie
 • Total 41.16 km2 (15.89 sq mi)
Elevation 81 m (266 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Tot 8,258
 • Density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Güeñés
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 48840
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid

Güeñes is a municipality in the province o Biscay, in the autonomous commonty o Basque Kintra, in the north o Spain.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The touns o Sodupe, La Quadra, Zaramillo an the admeenistrative centre, Güeñes, aw lee athin the region.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

In antiquity, the toun wis includit in the Salcedo Valley, shapit bi those who wur then twa cooncils: Güeñes an Zalla. The Salcedos did no control aw the laund an the sovereign fief o Güeñes belangit tae the Hoose de Sarachaga sovereign awner o mony touers an pailaces. The Sarachaga eventually inheritit the entire Valley o Salcedo.

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