Alkiza is a village located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the north of Spain. In 2014 Alkiza had a total population of 373. Media related to Alkiza at Wikimedia Commons Official Website Information available in Spanish and Basque. ALKIZA in the Bernardo Estornés Lasa - Auñamendi Encyclopedia Information available in Spanish
Lasarte-Oria is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the Autonomous Community of Basque Country, northern Spain. It was founded in 1986. Official Website Information Basque. LASARTE-ORIA in the Bernardo Estornés Lasa - Auñamendi Encyclopedia Information available in Spanish
Eibar is a city and municipality within the province of Gipuzkoa, in the Basque Country of Spain. It is the head town of one of the comarcas of Gipuzkoa. Eibar has 27,138 inhabitants, its chief industry is metal manufacturing, has been known since the 16th century for the manufacture of armaments finely engraved small arms. It was the home of Serveta scooters, it is home to the SD Eibar football team in La Liga. Eibar lies at an altitude of 121m above sea level, in the west of the province of Gipuzkoa, right next to Biscay. Eibar has an oceanic climate; the town lies in a narrow valley in a mountainous area, the highest mountains are between 700 and 800 metres high. Eibar is traversed by river Ego, a tributary of the Deba. Apart from the urban area, the municipality consists of five rural neighbourhoods: Otaola-Kinarraga, Arrate and Gorosta; the city was chartered by Alfonso XI of Castile in 1346, receiving the name of Villanueva de San Andrés de Heybar. The feudal families that dominated the territory engaged in the War of the Bands.
Eibar, like the rest of settlements in the valley, had an industry based on finery forges and the manufacture of arms. In 1766, Eibar got engaged in a social revolt known as the Machinada, years in 1794, it was attacked by the French, who destroyed the town. In the 19th century, industrialisation transformed the production systems in the city and was accompanied by an important social movement. In the Carlist Wars, Eibar sided with the Liberals. Labour movement and socialism became strong in Eibar. In 1931, Eibar was the first city in Spain to proclaim the Second Spanish Republic. In the Spanish Civil War, Eibar was destroyed; the rebuilding brought important industrial development and a demographic increase, as Eibar reached nearly 40,000 inhabitants in a few years. Due to the lack of space for enlargements, several factories moved to Álava; the industrial crisis in the 1980s made Eibar lose a great part of its population. At the beginning of the 21st century, Eibar's economy is based on industry and services.
Church of San Andrés, built during the 16th and 17th centuries, it has a Gothic style with Renaissance and Baroque elements. Sanctuary of the Virgin of Arrate, from the beginning of the 17th century. Hermitage of Azitain, it contains an odd 17th-century beardless Christ. Palace of Unzueta, from the 17th century. Palace of Aldatze, from the 17th century. Palace of Markeskua, from the 16th century. City Hall, built in concrete over the river Ego, designed by architect Ramón Cortázar and inaugurated on 14 September 1901. Coliseo Theatre, inaugurated in 1947 and refurbished in 2007. RoadEibar is traversed by the AP-8 motorway connecting Bilbao and the French border, the N-634 road running pararell to it; the AP-1 motorway connects Vitoria-Gasteiz. AP-8 and AP-1 meet at the Maltzaga motorway junction located in the east of Eibar. Regular and frequent bus services under Lurraldebus connect Eibar to neighbouring towns, San Sebastián, Vitoria-Gasteiz and Bilbao Airport. BizkaiBus provides frequent bus services to and from Bilbao.
ALSA runs a daily service to and from Madrid-Barajas Madrid. Eibar has an urban bus service called Udalbus. Railway Eibar is located on the Bilbao-San Sebastián narrow gauge railway line. Trains operated by Euskotren run and to Bilbao-Matiko station and Donostia-Amara station. Services are more frequent in the Ermua-Eibar-Elgoibar section; the Industrial Technical Engineering School of Eibar is part of the University of the Basque Country. The Escuela de Armería, founded in 1913, is the oldest vocational training school in Spain. FootballEibar is home to SD Eibar; the team plays at the Ipurua Municipal Stadium. Basque pelotaThe Astelena fronton, nicknamed the Cathedral of Basque Hand-pelota, is a regular venue of the hand-pelota professional circuit competitions the Bare-handed Pelota First League, the Bare-handed Pelota First League Doubles and the Cuatro y Medio Euskadi Championship. CyclingSince 2009, the city hosts an annual stage finish in the Tour of Basque Country after the riders have climbed the Alto de Arrate.
Before 2009, this was a traditional finish in the Euskal Bizikleta, which originated in Eibar as Bicicleta Eibarresa. The Arrate-finish has been included in the Vuelta a España in 1972, 1974 and 2012. Francisco de Ibarra and conqueror Martín Ignacio de Loyola and navigator Ignacio de Soroeta, Governor of Paraguay Juan Antonio Mogel, writer Ignacio Zuloaga, painter Ciriaco Errasti, footballer Baltasar Albéniz, football manager Roberto Etxebarria Arruti, footballer Miguel Gallastegui, Basque pelotari Alberto Ormaetxea and football manager Luis Aranberri and journalist Javier Aguirresarobe, cinematographer Koldo Zuazo, linguist Enrique Zuazua, mathematician Maite Zúñiga, athlete Pedro Horrillo, cyclist Markel Susaeta, footballer Jon Errasti, footballer Markel Alberdi, swimmer Mikel Oyarzabal, footballer Official website eibar.org Eibar's pages EIBAR in the Bernardo Estornés Lasa - Auñamendi Encyclopedia
Errenteria is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa in the Basque Autonomous Community, in the north of Spain, near the French border. The river Oiartzun cuts its way through the town, one that has undergone severe pollution up to recent times on its lower stage. Agustinak/Agustinas Alaberga Beraun Kaputxinoak/Capuchinos Etxe Berriak/Casas Nuevas Gaztaño Erdialdea/Centro Fanderia Gabierrota Galtzaraborda Iztieta Lartzabal Listorreta Olibet - Ugarritze Ondartxo Perurena Pontika Zamalbide Lousada, Portugal Tulle, France Schorndorf, Germany September 1982 Rentería attack Official website ERRENTERIA in the Bernardo Estornés Lasa - Auñamendi Encyclopedia
Hondarribia is a town situated on the west shore of Bidasoa river's mouth, in Gipuzkoa, in Basque Country, Spain. The border town is sited on a little promontory facing Hendaye over the Txingudi bay. A service boat makes the trip between the two cities; the town holds an ancient old quarter with a castle. In addition, Hondarribia features a beach across the Bidasoa from the touristy housing estate Sokoburu in Hendaye, alongside a mountain called Jaizkibel providing a hilly backdrop to the town. A road leads north-east from the beach area to the Cape Higuer, located in this municipality; the town harbours the San Sebastian Airport. The population as of 2005 is 15,700 inhabitants; the battles fought for possession of this fortified stronghold are known by the Spanish name for the place. Battle of Fuenterrabía, in which Claude, Duke of Guise distinguished himself, was instigated by Guillaume Gouffier, seigneur de Bonnivet, in command of the army of Navarre; the city was reoccupied by Charles V's forces in 1524 after the first Siege of Fuenterrabía.
Siege of Fuenterrabía was the outcome of a siege by the invading forces of Louis XIII, led by Condé. 27,000 French soldiers besieged the city for two months, firing 16,000 shells into the walled city, leaving only 300 survivors, most of them women and children. The city was destroyed, but did not surrender; the Spanish soldiers were successful, the raising of the siege is celebrated annually on 8 September in a parade, known as Alarde. Battle of Fuenterrabía, during the War of the Quadruple Alliance. Battle of Fuenterrabía, in which the French Revolutionary Army took the city by breaching the walls. After they took over the city, they blew up with the help of German engineers the section of wall facing France; the signing of the Peace of Basel took place. The women's basketball team Hondarribia-Irun and the rowing club Hondarribia Arraun Elkartea are the two most prestigious sports clubs in the town. In the last decade, the judo club Ama Guadalupekoa has had a lot of national medals in this discipline.
The Hondarribia-Irun plays in the Spanish women's basketball league since 2003, it has competed against European teams several times. Hondarribia has a rowing team called Hondarribia Arraun Elkartea, its boat is characterized by its green color and its name, “Ama Guadalupekoa”. In 2005 it won “La Bandera de la Concha”, one of the most prestigious competitions for Basque rowers. Furthermore, the Vilariño family, linked to the world of the engine, continues to achieve success at national and European levels. Hondarribia has its own golf course, where the great player Jose Maria Olazabal, one of the best golf players in the world, was raised; the construction of a jetty and other ancillary works by the engineer Iribarren, created the beach of Hondarribia that provides a place to enjoy the waters of the bay. In the late twentieth century the beach was modified, building on its surroundings a recreational port and a sports center. Throughout the year, but in the summer months, Arma Plaza Fundazioa organizes guided visits to the old town, the port-quarter of the Marina and the Fort of Guadalupe.
The tourist office managed by Arma Plaza Fundazioa, located in the Plaza de Armas, incorporates an interpretation center with spaces for audiovisual presentations / temporary exhibitions and souvenirs of the city. Juan de Alcega and tailor known by his book on geometrical tailoring. Josune Amunarriz, prominent female avant-garde artist whose large-scale installations can be seen in San Sebastián, New York. Jorge Bolet, legendary American-Cuban pianist José María Olazábal famous Spanish golfer, winner of two U. S. Masters titles and regular member of the European Ryder Cup team. Unai Emery, winner of Europa League and current manager of Arsenal. Former manager of French football club, Paris Saint Germain, Spanish football clubs, Sevilla FC and Valencia CF, Russian football club Spartak Moscow. Íñigo Cervantes, professional tennis player Official Website. Hondarribia in the Bernardo Estornes Lasa - Auñamendi Encyclopedia Tourism in Hondarribia, official website permanent dead link] Official website of the Pintxos contest, which takes place in Hondarribia Santiago Sanchez, et al.
"CAAD and historical buildings: the importance of the simulation of the historical process": restoring the walls of Hondarribia
Eskoriatza is a town and municipality in Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of the Basque Country, in northern Spain. It is located south of Aretxabaleta; the main campus of the Faculty of Humanities and Education of Mondragon University is located in the town. It is surrounded by low mountains; the name Eskoriatza, Basque meaning black soil, refers to the fertile conditions of the land in the area. Production facilities for various Mondragón cooperative businesses are located here. Official Website ESKORIATZA in the Bernardo Estornés Lasa - Auñamendi Encyclopedia
Bergara is a town and municipality located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the north of Spain. An Enlightened center of education operated by the Real Sociedad Bascongada de Amigos del País, it was the place where brothers Juan José and Fausto Elhuyar discovered wolfram. During the Carlist Wars, it operated as the royal court of the Carlists, it was there where the agreement symbolized in the Vergara Embrace between Rafael Maroto and Baldomero Espartero, Prince of Vergara ended one of the period wars. Official Website Bernardo Estornés Lasa - Auñamendi Encyclopedia Bergara Laboratorium - European Physical Society Historic Site