Vitoria-Gasteiz


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Vitoria-Gasteiz

(vētō'rēä-gästē`ēs), city (1990 est. pop. 209,506), capital of Araba/Álava prov. and administrative center of the Basque CountryBasque Country
, Basque Euzkadi, Span. País Vasco, autonomous community comprising the provinces of Araba/Álava, Gipuzkoa (Guipúzcoa), and Bizkaia (Vizcaya or Biscay) (1990 pop.
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, N Spain. It is a manufacturing and administrative center producing furniture, motor vehicles, and refined sugar. It was probably founded in the 6th cent. by the Visigoths. In 1181 Sancho the Wise of Navarre named it Vitoria to commemorate a victory over the Moors; the modern name combines the city's Spanish and Basque names. In 1813 Wellington won the decisive battle of the Peninsular War there against the French under Joseph Bonaparte and Jourdan. The 12th-century church of San Miguel is noted for its woodwork.
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Major organization : AYUNTAMIENTO VITORIA-GASTEIZ (P0106800F)
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This volume brings together abstracts from the proceedings of the 48th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, held in August 2014 in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.
Memorias del VI Congreso Mundial de Musicoterapia- Vitoria-Gasteiz, Espana: 70.
Vitoria-Gasteiz was selected for its noteworthy progress in greening' a traditional urban environment.
Major organization : AYUNTAMIENTO DE VITORIA-GASTEIZ (P0106800F)
Ariznabarra, El campillo, Lakua, Zabalgana, Ibaiondo of the municipality of vitoria-gasteiz.
Contract award notice: Renovation works of the plaza de santa brbara in the city of vitoria-gasteiz
Contract award notice: Maintenance of the air conditioning system of the unified management buildings of the basque government in vitoria-gasteiz (2018-2019)
the dates of the 2019 campaign will be established by the city council of vitoria-gasteiz in the month of january of that year.
Contract notice: management of the electricity supply of electricity, optimization and integral maintenance with total guarantee of the electrical installations in 42 municipal buildings of the city council of vitoria-gasteiz