Getaria, Gipuzkoa

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Getaria view frae the sea.

Getaria is a coastal toun locatit in the province o Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous commonty o Basque Kintra, in the North o Spain.

Its maist famous sons are Juan Sebastián Elcano, caiptain o the Nao Victoria, Admiral Miguel de Oquendo, who commandit the Guipúzcoa Squadron o the Spaingie Armada, the splorer Domingo de Bonechea, an the couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga Eizaguirre.

In Mey 2012, a twa-man team frae Getaria wan Google's "Model Your Town" competeetion bi creatin a complete 3D representation o their hametoun.[1] The team wis rewairdit wi a US$25,000 contribution tae a local schuil an a pairty honorin the team an toun.

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  1. McDuffie, Allyson. Google competition announcement And the 2012 Model Your Town Competition winner is.... Google Lat Long Blog, retrieved 2012-05-18.

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Coordinates: 43°18′16″N 2°12′13″W / 43.30444°N 2.20361°W / 43.30444; -2.20361