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Villava (Basque: Atarrabia) is a town and municipality located in the province and autonomous community of Navarre, northern Spain. The population is about 10,000, and the town is located 4 km away from Pamplona, the capital of Navarre. The village was founded in 1184 by King Sancho VI the bright of Navarre. For several centuries, Villava was just a little town, but in the 60s, it grew considerably and became an important industrial suburb of Pamplona. The area of the town is small (just 1 square km), and due to this fact it is not expected to continue growing. It has a large industrial area dedicated mainly to the paper industry, informatics and bus assembly. The town has a good commercial area and because of that the town is alive.

Alumni

Villava is well known as the birthplace of the famous cyclist Miguel Indurain, who started his career in the local team, the Club Ciclista Villavés.

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Coordinates: 42°50′N 1°36′W / 42.833°N 1.6°W / 42.833; -1.6


Villava (Basque: Atarrabia) is a town and municipality located in the province and autonomous community of Navarre, northern Spain. The population is about 10,000, and the town is located 4 km away from Pamplona, the capital of Navarre. The village was founded in 1184 by King Sancho VI the bright of Navarre. For several centuries, Villava was just a little town, but in the 60s, it grew considerably and became an important industrial suburb of Pamplona. The area of the town is small (just 1 square km), and due to this fact it is not expected to continue growing. It has a large industrial area dedicated mainly to the paper industry, informatics and bus assembly. The town has a good commercial area and because of that the town is alive.

Alumni

Villava is well known as the birthplace of the famous cyclist Miguel Indurain, who started his career in the local team, the Club Ciclista Villavés.

External links

Coordinates: 42°50′N 1°36′W / 42.833°N 1.6°W / 42.833; -1.6

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