Gautegiz Arteaga

Gautegiz Arteaga
Gautéguiz de Arteaga

Location in Biscay
Gautegiz Arteaga

Location in Spain

Coordinates: ES 43°22′5″N 2°39′8″W / 43.36806°N 2.65222°W / 43.36806; -2.65222Coordinates: ES 43°22′5″N 2°39′8″W / 43.36806°N 2.65222°W / 43.36806; -2.65222
Kintra  Spain
Autonomous community  País Vasco
Province Biscay
Comarca Busturialdea
  Total 13.57 km2 (5.24 sq mi)
Elevation 45 m (148 ft)
Population (2014)
  Total 868
  Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)

Gautegiz Arteaga (Spanish: Gautéguiz de Arteaga) is a town in Biscay, in the northern Spanish autonomous community of the Basque Country.

It is located on the right bank of the Urdaibai estuary.

Its most emblematic building is the Arteaga Tower, a medieval castle rebuilt in the 19th century for the French empress Eugénie de Montijo.

The town of Arteaga, with the tower at the right
Arteaga Tower

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