Lazkao

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See Lazcano (a variant shape) for fowk wi this surname.
Lazkao
Lazkao - Iglesia de San Miguel 24.jpg
Banner o Lazkao
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Official seal of Lazkao
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Lazkao's location in Gipuzkoa.
Lazkao's location in Gipuzkoa.
Lazkao is locatit in Spain
Lazkao
Lazkao
Location o Lazkao athin Spain
Coordinates: 43°2′16″N 2°11′14″W / 43.03778°N 2.18722°W / 43.03778; -2.18722Coordinates: 43°2′16″N 2°11′14″W / 43.03778°N 2.18722°W / 43.03778; -2.18722
Kintra Spain
Autonomous commonty Basque Kintra
ProvinceGuipúzcoa.svg Gipuzkoa
RegionGoierri
Govrenment
 • MayorAzeari Sumakila Andonegi (Bildu)
Area
 • Total11.4 km2 (4.4 sq mi)
Elevation
160 m (520 ft)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total5,409
 • Density449.34/km2 (1,163.8/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (GMT)
 • Summer (DST)GMT
Websitehttp://www.lazkao.net

Lazkao (Spaingie: Lazcano) is a toun an municipality locatit in the Goierri region o the province o Gipuzkoa, in the Basque Autonomous Commonty in Northren Spain.

Location[eedit | eedit soorce]

Lazkao is locatit in the Soothren Basque Kintra, in the province o Gipuzkoa, Spain. Lazkao lees in a lush valley. Tae its north are Beasain an Ordizia; tae the sooth are Idiazabal an Ataun; tae the east Zaldibia an tae the wast Olaberria.

Distances tae important places

Transport[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Nearest train station: In Beasain tae 2 km
  • Communicatit wi roads to these touns: Olaberria, Ataun, Ordizia, Beasain.
  • Bus stations throu aw the toun wi these lines:
  • Airports:
    • Airport o Hondarribia (San Sebastián): 58 km
    • Airport o Loiu (Bilbao): 86 km
    • Airport o Noain (Pamplona): 68 km
    • Airport o Foronda (Vitoria-Gasteiz): 83 km

Toun Council[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Toun Cooncil
    • Mayor: Azeari Sumakila Andonegi (Bildu)
    • Deputy-Mayor: Kepa Goenaga (Bildu)
    • Second Deputy-Mayor: Haizea Mendia (Bildu)
    • Third Deputy-Mayor: Inazio Estensoro (EAJ)
    • Fowert Deputy-Mayor: Andoitz Garmendia (Bildu)
    • Cooncillors:
      • Maialen Aldasoro (Bildu)
      • Arantxa Garmendia (Bildu)
      • Urtzi Iruin (Bildu)
      • Patxi Albisu (EAJ)
      • Ane Irastortza (EAJ)
      • Milagros Madrazo (EAJ)
      • Felix Urkola (EAJ)
      • Juan Manuel Serna (PSE-EE)
  • Municipal Polis

The municipal polis force in Lazkao (in Basque Udaltzaingoa), haes fower polismen, twa polis caurs an a motorbike. The polis station is locatit in the grund floor o the toun haw o Lazkao. The municipal polis o Lazkao carries oot these duties: traffec, notifications, wirks control, organization o the toun mercat, lost objects, etc.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Mony Basque historians think that Lazkao wis foondit in 1053.

1936-1939[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twa men wur shot in Lazkao durin the Spaingie Ceevil War.

ETA[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 2005, a Benedictine monk o the toun wis arrestit bi the Spaingie Naitional Polis an bi the Guardia Civil. They thocht that the monk haed connections wi the Basque separatist group ETA. In 2006, ETA explodes a bomb in the company Azkar, acause Azkar did no pay the revolutionar tax tae the group.

Releegion[eedit | eedit soorce]

2007 wis the seicont anniversar o bicentenar o the arrival o the Benedictine monks tae the toun. Celebratit bi the Deputy-General o Gipuzkoa an bi Juan Jose Ibarretxe, the Lehendakari (Basque Prime Meenister) o the Basque Autonomous Commonty.

Festivals[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Day o the Donkey (Basque: Astotxo Eguna)

Ivery first Sunday in Januar. On this day, the Flicht tae Egyp is performit throuoot the street o the toun.

This Biblical passage wis first performit in Lazkao the 17t hunderyear. Nouadays, the Nuns o the Covent o Lazkao continue tae sell the tradeetional wafers for this event.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]