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About Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao, an industrial port city in northern Spain, is surrounded by green mountains. It’s the de facto capital of Basque Country, with a skyscraper-filled downtown. It’s famed for the Frank Gehry–designed Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, which sparked revitalization when it opened in 1997. The museum houses prominent modern and contemporary works, but it’s the curvy, titanium-clad building that receives the most attention.

  • Postal code: 48001–48015
  • Weather: 12°C, Wind SE at 13 km/h, 69% Humidity
  • Elevation: 19 m (62 ft)
  • Comarca: Greater Bilbao
  • Highest elevation: 689 m (2,260 ft)
  • Did you know: Bilbao is the ninth-most densely populated European Union city proper (8,688 people per km²)

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