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Location o Muskiz in Biscay.
Location o Muskiz in Biscay.
Ortuella is located in Spain
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°18′37″N 3°3′25″W / 43.31028°N 3.05694°W / 43.31028; -3.05694Coordinates: 43°18′37″N 3°3′25″W / 43.31028°N 3.05694°W / 43.31028; -3.05694
Kintra Spain
Autonomous commonty País Vasco
ComarcaGreater Bilbao
 • AlcaldeOskar Martínez Zamora (EAJ-PNV)
 • Total7.65 km2 (2.95 sq mi)
66 m (217 ft)
 • Total8,520
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Offeecial leid(s)Basque
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

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

Nowadays pairt o Greater Bilbao region, till the beginnin o 19t hunderyear it wis integratit in the Valley o Somorrostro o the Encartaciones next tae the Santurtzi. In 1901 the locality segregated frae the Cooncil o the Santurtzi, those days happenin tae denominate the Santurce-Ortuella. This segregation wis motivatit bi a increase o population due tae the minin hicht o end o 19t hunderyear, bein the destrict o Ortuella the ane o greater population in the cooncil. In the 1980s, an bi means o the resolution o 27 Mairch 1981, the name o the municipality definitively lost the term "Santurce", simply bein " Ortuella", which wis the uisual name uised bi their ceetizens.

The patron saunt of Ortuella is Saunt Felix o Cantalica (Mey 18), name o the main kirk o the municipality.

Neebourheids[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ortuella is admeenistratively dividit intae 6 neebourheids or wairds:[1]

  • Cadegal (Pop. 46)
  • Orconera (Pop. 39)
  • Nocedal (Pop. 204)
  • Ortuella (Pop. 7.475)
  • Triano (Pop. 10)
  • Urioste (Pop. 803)

Demografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Population of Ortuella
1897 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1981 1991 2001 2006
* * 5,041 5,528 6,060 5,688 5,681 7,633 8,011 9,100 8,976 8,684 8,618

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Euskaltzaindia. "Euskal Onomastikaren Datutegia (EODA): Ortuella". Euskaltzaindia. Retrieved 20 Juin 2010.

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