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  1. The Basque Country is an autonomous community of northern Spain. It includes the Basque provinces of Álava, Biscay and Gipuzkoa, also called Historical Territories.
    • also known as Comunidad Autónoma Del País Vasco, Pais Vasco, Euskadi, País Vasco, Comunidad Autonoma Del Pais Vasco
    • country: Spain
    • capital: Vitoria-Gasteiz
    • official website:
  2. The Basque Country is the name given to the home of the Basque people in the western Pyrenees that spans the border between France and Spain on the Atlantic coast. It is the oldest documented Basque name for the area they inhabit, dating to the 16th century and thus predates the emergence of Basque nationalism by at least two centuries.
    • also known as Euskal Herria, Euskadi, 巴斯克地區

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Google previewMedia and Metamedia Management (2016)

by Francisco Campos Freire, Xosé Rúas Araújo, Valentín Alejandro Martínez Fernández, Xosé López García

transferred to society is that the University of the Basque Country is a public, accessible and genuine university. However, there ...

Google previewRegional Development Agencies (2012)

The Next Generation? : Networking, Knowledge and Regional Politics by Nicola Bellini, Mike Danson, Henrik Halkier

The Basque Country is a region of approximately two million inhabitants with a very dense institutional structure as there are three political and administrative levels (regional, provincial and municipal) plus a fourth level, the counties, where ...

Google previewOpen Government (2014)

Opportunities and Challenges for Public Governance by Mila Gascó-Hernández

The Basque Country is a small region in Spain with a population of 2.1 million people. Nevertheless, this region was one of the first societies to start up an opengovernment strategy in 2009, launching projects guided by the principles of ...

Google previewEurope, The State & Globalisation (2014)

by Simon Sweeney

As is well known, the Basque Country is a highly disputed territory. It is clear that a ...

Google previewMaking Sense of Suicide Missions (2006)

by Diego Gambetta

The Basque Country is a wealthy region of Spain, with per capita income over the Spanish mean. Basque families have dominated the banking system in Spain for decades and the Basque economy is completely integrated with the rest of the ...

Google previewBilbao's Modern Business Elite (1997)

by Eduardo Jorge Glas

Vizcaya's Environment The Spanish Basque country is a small region located in the north-central sector of the Iberian Peninsula. It includes the provinces of Alava, Guipúz- coa, and Vizcaya (see map 1). This last province is the western ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Stateless Nations: A-C (2002)

by James Minahan

The Basques call the French Basque Country Iparralde (from ha pur, meaning the north) and the Spanish part Hegoalde (from bego, the south). Autonomous Basque Country (Puis Vasco/Euzkadi /Euskal Autonomiu Erkidegaa): 2,803 sq. mi.

Google previewFamous Assassinations in World History: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2014)

by Michael Newton

Organized to carry out armed action in support of independence for the Greater Basque Country in the western Pyrenees Mountains, Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) has been designated as a terrorist organization by ...

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