For other uses, see Galdakao (crater).


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Location of Galdakao within the Basque Country

Coordinates: 43°13′50″N 2°50′45″W / 43.23056°N 2.84583°W / 43.23056; -2.84583
Country Spain
Autonomous community Basque Country
Province Biscay
Comarca Greater Bilbao
  Mayor Ibon Uribe (PNV)
  Total 31.66 km2 (12.22 sq mi)
Elevation 60 m (200 ft)
Highest elevation 326 m (1,070 ft)
Lowest elevation 48 m (157 ft)
Population (2010)
  Total 29,254
  Density 920/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Galdakar, Galdakoztar
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 48960
Website Official website

Galdakao is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, northern Spain.

It is located in the Greater Bilbao, in the valley of the Ibaizabal river, near the Ganguren mountain range. It is surrounded by some summits such as Arrezurriaga (329 m), Txispamendi (221 m) and Santa Maria (476 m) in the north and Upo (556 m) and Mandoia (640 m) in the south.

It is conterminous with Zamudio, Lezama and Larrabetzu in the north, with Zaratamo and Zeberio in the south, with Amorebieta, Lemona and Bedia in the east and with Etxebarri and Basauri in the west.


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