Lagrán

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Lagrán (Basque: Lagran) is a toun an municipality locatit in the province o Álava, in the Basque Kintra, northren Spain. Its name comes frae: larra-gran which in Spainyie means sobre el prado.

It is locatit in the sooth pairt o Álava in a valley whaur the river Ega is born. It haes a altitude o 756 m abuin the sea level an near the veelage, at anerly 3 km frae thare, are muntains wi a hicht o 1,400 m. Thare is a huge variety o species o ainimals or either plants. In this valley potatoes an different teeps o cereals are grown, for commercial purpose or even for its direct consumption. In the border o this valley thare are several forests. Thare can be frequently seen hunters aroond this aurie, either major or minor huntin, acause o its variety o fauna. It actually haes 126 inhabitants, an its considered tae be the auldest veelage in Alava, its age average is aroond 70 years auld.

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Thare is little early evidence o this veelage, but the first documents uisin the name are frae 1165. It wis no considered a veelage then. In 1515, it stairtit tae be considered as a veelage. In the 15t hunderyear, Lagrán wis nae langer a unthirlt veelage when it became pairt o the kinrick o the Conde de Salinas an later became pairt o the kinrick o the Duques de Híjar.

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Coordinates: 42°38′N 2°35′W / 42.633°N 2.583°W / 42.633; -2.583