Biscay

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Biscay
Vizcaya  (Spanish)
Bizkaia  (Basque)
Historical Territory of Biscay1
Flag of Biscay
Coat-of-arms of Biscay
Biscay in Spain.svg
Coordinates: 43°15′N 2°59′W / 43.250°N 2.983°W / 43.250; -2.983Coordinates: 43°15′N 2°59′W / 43.250°N 2.983°W / 43.250; -2.983
Country Spain
Autonomous community Basque Country

Biscay (/ˈbɪsk, ˈbɪski/;[1][2] Basque: Bizkaia [bis̻kai.a]; Spanish: Vizcaya [biθˈkaʝa]) is a province of Spain, lying on the south shore of the bay with the same name. The name also refers to a historical territory of the Basque Country. Its capital city is Bilbao.

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  1. "Biscay". Collins English Dictionary. HarperCollins. Retrieved 18 May 2019.
  2. "Vizcaya". Merriam-Webster Dictionary.