Sestao

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Sestao
Municipality
Toun Haw
Toun Haw
Banner o Sestao
Banner
Coat o airms o Sestao
Coat o airms
Location o Sestao in Biscay.
Location o Sestao in Biscay.
Sestao is located in Spain
Sestao
Sestao
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°18′39″N 3°0′20″W / 43.31083°N 3.00556°W / 43.31083; -3.00556Coordinates: 43°18′39″N 3°0′20″W / 43.31083°N 3.00556°W / 43.31083; -3.00556
Kintra  Spain
Autonomous commonty  Basque Kintra
Province Biscay
Comarca Greater Bilbao
Foondation 1805
Govrenment
 • Alcalde Josu Bergara (EAJ-PNV)
Aurie
 • Tot 3.49 km2 (1.35 sq mi)
Elevation 67,62 m (22,185 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Tot 29,476
 • Density 8,400/km2 (22,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) sestaotarra[1]
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 48910
Offeecial leid(s) Basque
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid

Sestao is a toun an municipality o 30,000 inhabitants locatit in the province o Biscay, in the autonomous commonty o Basque Kintra, northren Spain. It is in the left bank o the Estuar o Bilbao an pairt o Bilbao's metropolitan aurie.[2]

Sestao wis the place o the maist important steel industry o Biscay, Altos Hornos de Vizcaya.

Neebourheids[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sestao is admeenistratively dividit intae 13 neebourheids or wairds:

  • Kasko
  • Kueto (Goitio in basque)
  • Galindo (Gariondo in basque)
  • Albiz
  • Urbinaga
  • Rebonza
  • Azeta
  • Simondrogas (Zumarrondoaga in basque)
  • Txabarri (Etxabarri in basque)
  • Markonzaga
  • Aizpuru
  • Los Baños
  • Las Llanas

Demografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Population o Sestao
Year Population

1800 340
1850 346
1877 4,347
1885 4,729
1890 6,851
1900 10,833
1910 11,820
1920 15,579
1930 18,335
1940 18,625
1950 19,969
1960 24,992
1970 37,312
1981 39,933
1991 35,537
2001 32,533
2005 30,350

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Euskaltzaindia. "Euskal Onomastikaren Datutegia (EODA): Sestao" (in Basque). Euskaltzaindia. Retrieved 3 Julie 2010. 
  2. Ainhoa Arozamena Ayala. "Auñamendi Encyclopedia: Sestao" (in spanish). Eusko Ikaskuntza. Retrieved 3 Julie 2010.