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Tourist map Álava (clickable) - Region  Basque Country
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culture  Culture
nature  Nature
religion  Religion
architecture bulding  Archt.
museum  Museum
sport recreation  Activity
amusement park zoo  Am. Park
location of Álava


1 type 

Hotel Marqués de Riscal

: Extraordinary exclusive hotel from among other titanium in the village of Elciego from the Canadian architect Frank Ghery.

2 type 

Mendoza

: Village west of Vitoria with a fort (Torre de Mendoza) from the 13th century with four towers.



3 type 

Laguardia

: Nice located wine town for the the real wine-lover. Wine tasting is possible in many so-called bodegats.

4 type 

Vitoria-Gasteiz

: The green capital of the Basque Country with two cathedrals and a central square with old houses miradores (glazed balconies) around it. There are also a number of museums. One of the famous city parks, the park of La Florida has many different trees-species.

5 type 

Nature-areas

: In the small Basque province, some nature-areas can be found including Valderejo, Izki and Urkiola.

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General Information Álava

Population:305.459 (0,7%, 41e)
Density (people/km2):101 (20e)
Area (km2):3.038 (0,6%, 48e)
Main cities:Amurrio, Laudio
Sun hours in winter:3
Sun hours in summer:8
Tourism (%):0,3 (50e)
Bed places per km2:1,1 (27e)
Landscape:mountains
Highest elevation point:Gorbea 1.481 meter

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Land use Álava

 Forest   1907 km2 
 64% 
 Other nature   238 km2 
 8% 
 Agriculture   690 km2 
 23% 
 Grassland   33 km2 
 1% 
 Water   73 km2 
 2% 
 Urban area   30 km2 
 1% 

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Name webcam: Santona: Playa de Berria

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Local time screenshot during the day :2021-07-25 13:42:29
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