Monday, December 17, 2012


San-Sebastian or Donostia is the capital of Gipuzkoa with a population of 186,185 inhabitants and a density of 3057.53. 53% of the population is women and 43% men. The coordinates of the city are 43 19 17 N / 1 59 8 O and was founded in 1180. In 2016 will be the European capital of culture.

Contains three beaches with a total length of 2750 meters . The largest and most famous beach of them is “The Shell” with 1350 meters long and 40 meters wide. Also, the beach has a total of 38 tents, showers and chairs. Zurriola is 800 meters long and Ondarreta, however, 600 meters. The average temperature in San-Sebastian is 15 degrees.

Donostia has 17 neighborhoods, including the most populous, Amara, with 26309 inhabitants, and the least Igueldo, with 1046 inhabitants. It also has three enclaves: Zubieta, Landarbaso and Urdaburu.

70% of citizens have high school and 26.6% have a college degree. Point out that more than 100,000 spectators each year participate in the San-Sebastian Behobia half-marathon that is held annually and involves sports professionals as well as amateurs.

Finally, if you want to know some reference prices here you have:
Bread: 1.25€, coffe: 1.35 and cane of beer: 2.5€.

PS. We have forgotten a very important figure!! 2, which is the number of official languages we have. Basque and Spanish.

 Raquel Felipe & Xabier Alberdi

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