Trucios-Turtzioz

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Trucios-Turtzioz
Turtziozko udal ikurrina.svg
Escudo de Trucios.svg
Country Spain
Autonomous community Biscay
Area
  Total31.12 km2 (12.02 sq mi)
Elevation
152 m (499 ft)
Population
 (2018) [1]
  Total511
  Density16/km2 (43/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Website www.turtzioz.org

Trucios-Turtzioz (Turtzioz in Basque; Trucios in Spanish; Trucíos in Cantabrian) is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the Autonomous Community of Basque Country, northern Spain, surrounded by other municipalities of Biscay and Cantabria.

The name comes from a cold water spring, which existed, or still exists, in the center of the town. In Basque, Iturriotz (cold spring)

Saint Peter's church. Trucios Turtzioz San Pedro.jpg
Saint Peter's church.

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References

  1. Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.

Coordinates: 43°17′02″N3°16′49″W / 43.28389°N 3.28028°W / 43.28389; -3.28028