Guernica

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Guernica
Ceety
Gernika-Lumo
The Aik o Gernika (Gernikako Arbola)
The Aik o Gernika (Gernikako Arbola)
Banner o Guernica
Banner
Guernica is locatit in Basque Country
Guernica
Guernica
Location o Guernica within the Basque Kintra
Guernica is locatit in Spain
Guernica
Guernica
Guernica (Spain)
Coordinates: 43°19′N 02°40′W / 43.317°N 2.667°W / 43.317; -2.667
KintraSpain
Autonomous commontyBasque Kintra
ProvinceBiscay
ComarcaBusturialdea
FoonditApryle 28, 1366
Govrenment
 • MayorJose Maria Gorroño Etxebarrieta (EA)
Area
 • Total8.6 km2 (3.3 sq mi)
Elevation
 (AMSL)
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Tot16,869
 • Density1,961.51/km2 (5,080.3/sq mi)
Demonym(s)gernikarra
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
48300
Aurie code(s)+34 (Spain)
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid

Guernica (Basque pronunciation: [ɡerˈnika]), offeecial an Basque name Gernika, is a toun in the province o Biscay, in the Autonomous Commonty o the Basque Kintra, Spain. Gernika is best kent tae thae residin ootside the Basque region as the scene o the Apryle 26, 1937, Bombin o Guernica, ane o the first aerial bombins bi Nazi Germany's Luftwaffe.