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Coat of airms o Lanciego/Lantziego
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Lanciego/Lantziego is located in Spain
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 42°34′N 02°31′W / 42.567°N 2.517°W / 42.567; -2.517Coordinates: 42°34′N 02°31′W / 42.567°N 2.517°W / 42.567; -2.517
Kintra Spain
Autonomous commonty Basque Kintra
RegionCuadrilla de Laguardia-Rioja Alavesa
 • AlcaldeGorka Mauleon Elalde (Partido Nacionalista Vasco)
 • Total24.20 km2 (9.34 sq mi)
541 m (1,775 ft)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Offeecial leidsBasque, Spainyie

Lanciego (Basque: Lantziego) is a toun an municipality locatit in the province o Álava, in the Basque Kintra, northren Spain. The municipality o Lanciego in Rioja Alavesa consists o three touns: Lanciego, Assa an Viñaspre. Lanciego haes a tot population o approximately 650. Its name derives frae Lantzeaga (place o cultur) an Lantze = cultivate.

Places o interest[eedit | eedit soorce]

Releegious Monuments[eedit | eedit soorce]

Recreational Facilities[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • The public open air soummin puils.
  • The polideportivo leisure centre.
  • The auld Frontón.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Lanciego (in Basque Lantziego), locatit in Rioja Alavesa, settles on a relatively flat aurie, in a smaw vale at the feet o the Cantabrie Sierra. It is wattered bi several creeks, an is surroondit bi lush vineyards frae which the majority o local income is made. Frae its oreegin till the year 1630 it wis a pairt o the jurisdiction o Laguardia, an in 1630 it obtained the title o toun. The first documentit appearance o the municipality is in the year 1257 an in 1366 its demographic information is first documentit, bein a pairt o the kinrick o Navarre.