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Location o Muskiz in Biscay.
Location o Muskiz in Biscay.
Muskiz is locatit in Spain
Muskiz
Muskiz
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°19′24″N 3°7′18″W / 43.32333°N 3.12167°W / 43.32333; -3.12167Coordinates: 43°19′24″N 3°7′18″W / 43.32333°N 3.12167°W / 43.32333; -3.12167
Kintra Spain
Autonomous commonty Basque Kintra
ProvinceBiscay
ComarcaGreater Bilbao
Govrenment
 • AlcaldeBorja Liaño (EAJ-PNV)
Area
 • Total21.5 km2 (8.3 sq mi)
Elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2009)
 • Tot7,216
 • Density340/km2 (870/sq mi)
Demonym(s)muskiztarra
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
48550
Offeecial leid(s)Basque, Spainyie
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid

Muskiz is a toun an municipality locatit in the province o Biscay, in the autonomous commonty o Basque Kintra, northren Spain.

Neebourheids[eedit | eedit soorce]

Muskiz is admeenistratively dividit intae sax neebourheids or wairds:[1][2]

Covarón
Official name Basque name
Kobaron Cobaron
(La) Rigada Larrainaga
Pobeña Pobeña
San Juan San Juan Muskiz
San Julián San Julian
Santelices Santelices

Demografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Population of Muskiz
1897 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1981 1991 2001 2006
2,468 2,663 4,069 4,239 4,345 4,060 4,077 4,733 6,011 6,054 6,358 6,558 6,839

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Castle o Muñatones an refinery o Petronor.

In the 1970s the petrochemical company Petronor built a refinery wi a 222 metres tall chimney cried La Catalítica.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Carlos Glaria (31 January 2002). "Las entidades de población del municipio de Muskiz y su denominación" (PDF). Muskizko Udala. Retrieved 19 June 2010. 
  2. Euskaltzaindia. "Euskal Onomastikaren Datutegia (EODA): Muskiz". Euskaltzaindia. Retrieved 19 June 2010. 

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