Eltziego (Basque)


Location of Elciego within Álava Province

Coat of arms
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  País Vasco
Province Álava
Comarca Cuadrilla de Laguardia-Rioja Alavesa
Founded 1583
  Alcalde Rafael Cruz Saenz Castro (PSE-EE)
  Total 16.32 km2 (6.30 sq mi)
Elevation 451 m (1,480 ft)
Population (2010)
  Total 1,051
  Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Elcieguense, Ollero
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 01340
Official language(s) Basque, Spanish
Website Official website

Elciego (Basque: Eltziego) is a town and municipality located at the southern end of the province of Álava, in the Basque Country, northern Spain.

This town lies in the world-famous Rioja wine-production region, and is home to the architecturally cutting-edge Hotel Marqués de Riscal, opened in 2006, designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry.

View of Elciego
Hotel Marqués de Riscal
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Coordinates: 42°31′N 2°37′W / 42.517°N 2.617°W / 42.517; -2.617

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