Ayuntamiento de Bilbao

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Ayuntamiento de Bilbao


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Bilbao city council, is a local public authority administering the City of Bilbao, located on the Eastern Atlantic seaboard, in the Spanish State, stands 19 m above sea level, covering a surface area of 41.6 km2. The capital of Bizkaia/Biscay stands at the heart of a metropolis with over 1,000,000 inhabitants. Founded in 1300, it is the main axis of socio-economic development and the key factor in the modernization of the territory. Endowed with the responsibilities and powers that Spanish legislation bestows on “Big Cities”, it has played a pivotal role in the strategic project for the transformation of Bilbao. As part of its urban planning responsibilities, it is currently carrying out the development project for the “Zorrotzaurre peninsule”, soon to be an island.