Villava – Atarrabia

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Villava is located in Spain
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 42°49′51″N 1°36′31″W / 42.83083°N 1.60861°W / 42.83083; -1.60861
Kintra Spain
Autonomous commonty Navarre
ComarcaCuenca de Pamplona
 • MayorPedro Gastearena García (Bildu)
 • Total1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Elevation430 m (1,410 ft)
 • Total10,496
 • Density10,000/km2 (27,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST (GMT +2))
Postal code
Area code(s)+34 (Spain) + 948 (Navarre)
WebsiteTown Hall

Villava (Basque: Atarrabia) is a toun an municipality locatit in the province an autonomous commonty o Navarre, northren Spain. The population is aboot 10,000, an the toun is locatit 4 km awa frae Pamplona, the caipital o Navarre. The veelage wis foondit in 1184 bi King Sancho VI the bricht o Navarre. For several hunderyears, Villava wis juist a little toun, but in the 1960s, it grew considerably an became a important industrial suburb o Pamplona. The aurie o the toun is smaw (juist 1 square km), an due tae this fact it is no expectit tae continue growin. It haes a muckle industrial aurie dedicatit mainly tae the paper industry, informatics an bus assembly.

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Villava is weel kent as the birthplace o the famous cyclist Miguel Indurain, who stairtit his career in the local team, the Club Ciclista Villavés.

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Coordinates: 42°50′N 1°36′W / 42.833°N 1.600°W / 42.833; -1.600