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Spain. Basque Country. Spain. Basque Country. Vitoria-Gasteiz is the seat of government and the capital city of the Basque Country and of the province of Araba/Álava in northern Spain. A man hits the ball while paying basque pelota. Basque pelota (Basque: pilota, Spanish: pelota vasca, French: pelote basque) is the name for a court sports played with a ball using one's hand against a wall (frontis or Fronton). The Basque Country (Euskadi, País Vasco, Pays Basque), officially the Basque Autonomous Community (Euskal Autonomia Erkidegoa, Comunidad Autónoma Vasca, CAV) is an autonomous community in northern Spain. It includes the Basque provinces of Álava, Biscay, and Gipuzkoa. The Basque Country or Basque Autonomous Community was granted the status of nationality within Spain, attributed by the Spanish Constitution of 1978. The autonomous community is based on the Statute of Autonomy of the Basque Country, a foundational legal document providing the framework for the development of the Basque people on Spanish soil. 26.03.92 © 1992 Didier Ruef