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Galdames
Municipality
Coat o airms o Galdames
Coat o airms
Location o Galdames in Biscay.
Location o Galdames in Biscay.
Galdames is located in Spain
Galdames
Galdames
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°15′18″N 3°5′47″W / 43.25500°N 3.09639°W / 43.25500; -3.09639Coordinates: 43°15′18″N 3°5′47″W / 43.25500°N 3.09639°W / 43.25500; -3.09639
Kintra  Spain
Autonomous commonty  País Vasco
Province Biscay
Comarca Enkarterri
Govrenment
 • Alcalde Carlos Avellanal Villanueva (EAJ-PNV)
Aurie
 • Tot 44.36 km2 (17.13 sq mi)
Elevation 166 m (545 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Tot 837
 • Density 19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Demonym(s) galdamestarra
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 48191
Offeecial leid(s) Basque, Spainyie
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid

Galdames is a toun an municipality locatit in the province o Biscay, in the autonomous commonty o Basque Kintra, northren Spain.

Main sichts are Santa Maria Magdalena an Arenaza caves, baith situatit in Triano muntain range an the latter conteenin stalactites an rest o minin operations. Medieval Touer o Loizaga is locatit in Concejuelo waird, nouadays steid o a museum o clessic automobiles.[1]

Neebourheids[eedit | eedit soorce]

Galdames is admeenistratively dividit intae 8 neebourheids or wairds:[2]

  • Atxuriaga (La Aceña).
  • Concejuelo.
  • Humaran.
  • Larrea.
  • Montellano.
  • San Esteban Galdames.
  • San Pedro Galdames.
  • Txabarri.

Demografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Population o Galdames
1897 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1981 1991 2001 2006
2,310 2,886 3,856 3,854 3,335 3,022 2,312 1,892 1,249 812 799 799 813

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Ainhoa Arozamena & Manu Castaño. "Auñamendi Encyclopedia: Galdames" (in spanish). Eusko Ikaskuntza. Retrieved 27 Juin 2010. 
  2. Euskaltzaindia. "Euskal Onomastikaren Datutegia (EODA): Galdames" (in Basque). Euskaltzaindia. Retrieved 27 Juin 2010.