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Basque Country

  1. 1. Basque CountryPaís Vasco (Spanish)Euskadi (Basque)<br />ELIZABETH MESÉN MADRIGAL<br />
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  4. 4. AutonomousCommunity<br />The Basque Country borders with Cantabria and the Burgos Province to the west, the Bay of Biscay to the north, France and Navarre to the east and La Rioja to the south. <br />Provinces<br />Álava (Basque Araba), capital Vitoria Gasteiz.<br />Biscay(Spanish Vizcaya, Basque Bizkaia), capital Bilbao.<br />Gipuzkoa (Spanish Guipúzcoa), capital Donosti-San Sebastian<br />
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  6. 6. Demography: 2,155,546 <br />28.2% of the Basque population born outside this region.<br />Over the 20th century most of this immigration came from other parts of Spain, typically from Galicia or Castile-Leon.<br />Languages: Spanish and Basque.<br />Economy: the strongest industrial sectors of the Basque Country's economy are Machine tool, present in the valleys of Biscay and Gipuzkoa, aeronautics in Vitoria-Gasteiz and energy in Bilbao.<br />
  7. 7. Transport: Eusko Tran (Basque Train) is the Basque Government owned narrow gauge rail company that operates commuter services in Bilbao and San Sebastián, intercity Bilbao-San Sebastián service, and Eusko Tran tram services in Bilbao and Vitoria-Gasteiz.<br />Metro Bilbao is the company that operates the two metro lines that serve Greater Bilbao.<br />Airports, Seaports…<br />
  8. 8. Bilbao<br />
  9. 9.  Dolmen Sorginetxe en  Salvatierra (Álava)<br />
  10. 10. Basque Cuisine is an important part of Basque Culture<br />According to the chef  FerranAdrià, San Sebastián "in terms of the average quality of the food, in terms of what you can get at any place you happen to walk into, maybe it is - probably it is, yes - the best in the world.“<br />The most popular dishes there are the seafood, fish (for example Marmitako) and the “Pintxos”, bar finger food.<br />Txacolí<br />
  11. 11. Marmitako<br />Pintxos<br />
  12. 12. Txacolí<br />
  13. 13. Basque Country<br />Mountain<br />Beach<br />Ifyouwantcity : Bilbao <br />San Sebastianis Beach…<br />Antiquity<br />Cuisine<br />