Place:Vitoria, Álava, Vascongadas, Spain

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NameVitoria
Alt namesVictoriacumsource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) XII, 405
TypeMunicipality
Coordinates42.85°N 2.667°W
Located inÁlava, Vascongadas, Spain     (581 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Vitoria-Gasteiz ( ;  ; officially Vitoria-Gasteiz) is the capital city of the province of Álava and of the autonomous community of the Basque Country in northern Spain with a population of 242,147 people. It is the second largest Basque city. The dwellers of the city are called vitorianos or gasteiztarrak, while traditionally they are dubbed babazorros (Basque for 'bean eaters').

Vitoria-Gasteiz held the title of European Green Capital until the end of 2012.

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