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Vitoria-Gasteiz is the administrative capital of the Basque Country. Situated in a strategic location in the north of Spain, at the crossroads of the north-south, east-west axes of the peninsular, forming the south-western gate of Europe. This privileged location and the advantageous quality of life which the city enjoys has attracted businesses and multi-national companies, increasing the population fivefold in recent decades.
Growth in Vitoria-Gasteiz has been reflected in balanced and sustainable development which made it worthy winner of the top European prize for sustainable environmental policies: the 2012 European Green Capital.
Vitoria-Gasteiz, a city similar in size to that of the average European city, with more than a thousand years of history, has an attractive standard of living, good social services and advantageous conditions for commercial activity.