The Basque Country (pron.: /ˈbæskˈkʌntri/, /ˈbɑːskˈkʌntri/; Basque: Euskadi[eus̺kadi]; Spanish: País Vasco[paˈiz ˈβasko]) is an autonomous community of northern Spain. It includes the Basque provinces of Álava, Biscay and Gipuzkoa, also called Historical Territories.
With a total area of 1,909 square kilometers, Gipuzkoa is the smallest province of Spain. The province has 88 municipalities and a population of 705,698 inhabitants, from which more than half live in the Donostia-San Sebastián metropolian area. Apart from the capital, other important cities are Irun, Errenteria, Zarautz, Mondragón, Eibar, Hondarribia, Oñati, Tolosa, Beasain and Pasaia.