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
KintraSpain
Autonomous commontyBasque Kintra
ProvinceBiscay
ComarcaEnkarterri
Govrenment
 • MayorKoldo Artaraz Martín
Area
 • Total41.16 km2 (15.89 sq mi)
Elevation
81 m (266 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Tot8,258
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Güeñés
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
48840
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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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