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is the seventh district of Bilbao
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. It is divided into the following neighbourhoods: Ametzola, Iralabarri, Iturrigorri-Peñascal, Rekaldeberri-Larraskitu and Uretamendi.http://www.bilbao.net/castella/visitantes/planocallejero/ckal2004.pdf
The meaning of Rekalde in Basque language
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is near the creek
: Erreka = creek
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and Alde = near.
In 2005 the district's population was 47,583 in an area of 6.96 square kilometers, a density of 6,839.