Donostialdea

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Map of Donostialdea

Donostialdea is one of the eight regions of Gipuzkoa, in the Basque Autonomous Community, corresponding to the basin of the lower Urumea River, along with a strip of basin corresponding to the Oria River, the region borrowing its name from Donostia-San Sebastián, the capital city of Gipuzkoa in Spain. The region comprises eleven municipalities extending in an area of 305.72 km2 (see below, data released in 2006). It borders in the east with the region or subcomarca of Oarsoaldea, on the south with Leitzaldea or Norte de Aralar in Spanish (Navarre), on the west with Urola Kosta and on the north with the Bay of Biscay.

Partial view of Donostialdea
# Municipality Mayor Party Area km² Population
(2010)
% Population
1 Donostia-San Sebastián Juan Carlos Izagirre Bildu 60.89 185,510 57.0
2 Errenteria Julen Mendoza Pérez Bildu 32.26 39,010 12.0
3 Hernani Luis Intxauspe Arozena Bildu 39.82 19,317 5.9
4 Lasarte-Oria Pablo Barrio Ramírez Bildu 6.01 17,863 5.5
5 Pasaia Amaya Aguirregabiria Alberdi Bildu 11.34 15,988 4.9
6 Andoain Ana Maria Karrere Zabala Bildu 27.17 14,670 4.5
7 Oiartzun Aiora Pérez de San Román Bildu 59.71 9,957 3.1
8 Urnieta Mikel Pagola Tolosa EAJ/PNV 22.40 6,166 1.9
9 Lezo Ainhoa Zabalo Loyarte Bildu 8.59 6,034 1.9
10 Usurbil Mertxe Aizpurua Olano Bildu 25.64 6,006 1.8
11 Astigarraga Andoni Gartzia Arruabarrena Bildu 11.89 4,714 1.4
Donostialdea 305.72 325,235 100.0

The area is served by the Metro Donostialdea, a service of Euskotren Trena or Basque Railways.


Coordinates: 43°19′17″N 1°59′08″W / 43.32139°N 1.98556°W / 43.32139; -1.98556