BISCAY

Data of the Town

Elantxobe

Town

Elantxobe

Municipality

Elantxobe / Region: Busturialdea - Urdaibai or region of Guernica

Province

Biscay

Community

Basque Country - Basque Country

Habt. / Ine 2004

456

 

Town hall

Direction

Nagusia, 21

ZIP code

48310

Phone

946276108

Fax

946276215

Office Tourism

To contact with telf. quoted

Official web

Elantxobe personal page

Web of Interest

Elantxobe information

E-mail municipality

idazkaritza.elantxobe@bizkaia.org
   

Previously Elanchove. Porch and Municipality of Biscay that adopts his current denomination for resolution of 22-06-1987 (Official Bulletin of the Basque Country 02-07-1987 and Official Bulletin of the State 22-04-1989). Placed to the N. of province. His capital the porch of the same name is in the part. of the municipal term, in a flatness on the banks of sea Cantabrico. The relief in general is slightly mountainous not exceeding 308 m heights. (Atxurkulu).

Town formed by sailors and fishermen of Ibarrangelu in first half of the XVIth century, his town planning adapts perfectly to the steep orography of the area and part is constituted in his biggest by fishermen's houses between narrow streets, having port as neuralgic center of the nucleus.

We find several attached sources, all of them in the city center. The most outstanding is the Source Nagusia, of neoclassic style and constructed the XIXth century in ashlar, with two pipes and three pilasters. Also the Source Matxikale, standard, of stela and in iron, and her Source Txorrotxu, ethnographic and constructed in iron and stone.

Elantxobe possesses some modern bridges like the Bridge of Asua, of double stone arcade, Eskugalde, of concrete, Lutxana, rectum of concrete and Rontegi.

It celebrates his management holiday on June 29, day of San Pedro. (fte. to see the links)

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