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Bilbao

facts in brief


Coat of arms. Part of
Braun and Hogenberg II-8
Coat of arms. Part of Braun and Hogenberg II-8






Facts in brief:

Largest city in Basque country; most significant Spanish port; flourished from active trade with Spanish colonies in America 18th cen.; under French occupation 1795 & during Peninsular War 1808-1813; attacked by Carlists 1835 & 1874.

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