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Hello friends and colleagues propose today a second child look at another scene of children playing with water jets in a beautiful park of Bilbao, I took off the famous Guggenheim Museum, in the holidays this year by Basque lands. Hope you like it, then some letters about this beautiful city.

Bilbao (Basque, Bilbo) is a municipality located in northern Spain and a town of the municipality, capital of the province and province of Vizcaya, in the autonomous community of Basque Country. The city of Bilbao is the capital and only town in the municipality, with 352,700 inhabitants according to the census of 2011, is the most populated city of the autonomous region, being the head of the metropolitan area of ​​Bilbao, a conurbation of over 900 000 inhabitants stretching along the estuary of Bilbao or the Nervión.

The village is surrounded by two mountain ranges with an average altitude of no more than 400 meters. These chains are some of the natural limits of the municipality. The main neighboring municipalities are Sondica, Zamudio, Basauri and Baracaldo Galdácano.

Since its founding in the late thirteenth century, was a commercial enclave that enjoyed particular importance in the Cantabrian cornice thanks to the privileges granted by the Crown of Castile that allowed the development of a major port activity was based mainly on the export of wool from Castilla and to a lesser extent the extracted iron from Biscay quarries. Throughout the nineteenth century and early twentieth century experienced a strong industrialization that became the epicenter of the second industrialized region of Spain, behind Barcelona. This was accompanied by an extraordinary demographic and urban explosion that led to the annexation of several adjacent municipalities. Today it is a thriving city of services, which is in a process of aesthetic, social and economic revitalization led by the symbolic Museum Guggenheim Bilbao.

The May 19, 2010, the city of Bilbao was awarded the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize, awarded by the city state of Singapore, in collaboration with the Swedish Nobel Academy. Considered the Nobel of urbanism, was delivered on 29 June 2010. On January 7, 2013, its mayor, Inaki Azkuna, received the Mayor of the corresponding World Award 2012 awarded every two years the British charity The City Mayors Foundation, in recognition of the urban transformation experienced by the Basque city since the 1990s.
Source: Wikipedia.

Model: NIKON D3100
Software: PhotoScape
Exposure Time: 10/8000 sec
F-Stop: f/6.3
ISO Speed Ratings: 400
Focal Length: 98 mm
Date Taken: 2015-06-25 11:02
Metering Mode: Center Weighted Average
File Size: 291 kb

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