Gautegiz Arteaga

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Gautegiz Arteaga
Bizkaia municipalities Gautegiz Arteaga.PNG
Founded unknown
Province Biscay
Autonomous Community Basque Country
Mayor Miren Arantza Madariaga Aberasturi (PNV)
Area 13.57 km²
Population (2000)
 - City
  - Density

869
64.04/km²)
Time zone GMT -1

Gautegiz Arteaga (in Basque) or Gautéguiz de Arteaga (in Spanish) is a town in Biscay, in the northern Spanish autonomous community of the Basque Country.

It's located on the right bank of the Urdaibai estuary

Its most emblematic building is the Arteaga Tower, a medieval castle rebuilt in the 19th Century for the French empress Eugénie de Montijo.

The town of Arteaga, with the tower at the right
Arteaga Tower


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Coordinates: 43°20′00″N 2°39′00″W / 43.3333°N 2.65°W / 43.3333; -2.65








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