Lehendakari

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President of the Basque Government
Eusko Jaurlaritzako lehendakaria
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Incumbent
Iñigo Urkullu

since 15 December 2012
Style Excelentísimo Señor (m), Excelentísima Señora (f)
Residence Ajuria Enea
Nominator Basque Parliament
Appointer Juan Carlos I of Spain
Term length Four years
Inaugural holder José Antonio Aguirre
Formation 6 October 1936
Website www.lehendakari.euskadi.net
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The President of the Basque Government (Basque: Eusko Jaurlaritzako lehendakaria, Spanish: Presidente del Gobierno Vasco, lehendakari or lendakari), usually known in English as the Basque regional president, is the head of government of the Basque Autonomous Community. The president leads the executive branch of the regional government.

The current lehendakari is Iñigo Urkullu, of the Basque Nationalist Party.

The Basque noun lehendakari means "president" and can refer to the president of any country, club, association, etc.1

References

  1. ^ Mitxelena, Koldo (1987-2005). Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia / Diccionario Vasco. Euskaltzaindia. 

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