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  2. Biscay - Wikipedia

    Biscay (/ ˈ b ɪ s k eɪ, ˈ b ɪ s k i / BISK-ay, BISK-ee; Basque: Bizkaia; Spanish: Vizcaya [biθˈkaʝa]) is a province of Spain and a historical territory of the Basque Country, heir of the ancient Lordship of Biscay, lying on the south shore of the eponymous bay. The capital and largest city is Bilbao.

  3. Biscay. historically Basque region of northern Spain (Spanish Vizcaya), along the bay named for it between Spain and France, said to be from Basque biskar "mountain country." Related: Biscayan.

  4. Donostia–San Sebastián | Basque Country, Bay of Biscay ...

    Donostia–San Sebastián, city, capital of Guipúzcoa provincia (province), northeastern Basque Country comunidad autónoma(autonomous community), north-central Spain. It is a fashionable seaside resort at the mouth of the canalized Urumea River on the Bay of Biscay, east of Bilbao and near the French

  5. Brittany | History, Geography, & Points of Interest | Britannica

    It protrudes westward into the Atlantic Ocean as a peninsula; the Bay of Biscay lies to the southwest and the English Channel to the north. The capital is Rennes. Area 10,505 square miles (27,209 square km). Pop. (1999) 2,906,197; (2014 est.) 3,276,543. Geography

  6. Bilbao, port city, capital of Vizcaya provincia (province), in the comunidad autónoma (autonomous community) of the Basque Country, northern Spain. Bilbao lies along the mouth of the Nervión River, 7 miles (11 km) inland from the Bay of Biscay. It is the largest city in the Basque Country. Bilbao, Spain

  7. Basque language - Wikipedia

    Basque ( / ˈbæsk, ˈbɑːsk /; [5] euskara [eus̺ˈkaɾa]) is a language spoken by Basques and others of the Basque Country, a region that straddles the westernmost Pyrenees in adjacent parts of northern Spain and southwestern France. Linguistically, Basque is a language isolate (unrelated to any other existing languages).

  8. Mediterranean Sea - Wikipedia

    The Mediterranean Sea ( / ˌmɛdɪtəˈreɪniən / MED-ih-tə-RAY-nee-ən) is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by the Mediterranean Basin and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa, and on the east by the Levant in West Asia. The Mediterranean has played a ...

  9. Donostia-San Sebastian (Pasajes, Spain Biscay Basque Country)

    The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Donostia-San Sebastian, Pasajes, Spain Biscay Basque Country. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

  10. Spain - The World Factbook

    Southwestern Europe, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean, Bay of Biscay, and Pyrenees Mountains; southwest of France Geographic coordinates 40 00 N, 4 00 W

  11. Biscayne Bay | Coastal Wetlands, Mangroves, Wildlife

    Biscayne Bay, shallow inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, indenting the southeast coast of Florida, U.S. About 40 miles (65 km) long and up to 10 miles (16 km) wide, the bay covers about 220 square miles (570 square km) and forms a part of the Intracoastal Waterway.