Leioa, Main Street (2004)
|coat of arms||Map of Spain|
|Autonomous Community :||Basque Country|
|Area :||8.52 km²|
|Residents :||31,795 (Jan. 1, 2019)|
|Population density :||3,731.81 inhabitants / km²|
|Postal code :||48940|
|Municipality number ( INE ):||48054|
Leioa (Spanish: Lejona) is a municipality on the Bay of Biscay in northern Spain's Basque Country . It is located south of the municipalities of Getxo and Berango and borders Erandio to the east and south . Leioa belongs to the metropolitan area of Bilbao and has a population of 31,795 people (as of 2019) in an area of 8.52 square kilometers. The Udondo flows to the east of the municipality .
Leioa belonged to the "antiglesia de Erandio" and was founded in 1526. The population grew rapidly in the 1970s.
- Cifras oficiales de población resultantes de la revisión del Padrón municipal a 1 de enero . Population statistics from the Instituto Nacional de Estadística (population update).