Lehendakari

The President of the Basque Government (Basque: Eusko Jaurlaritzako lehendakaria, Spanish: presidente del Gobierno Vasco), usually known in the Basque language as the Lehendakari (Basque: lehendakari, Spanish: lendakari), is the head of government of the Basque Autonomous Community. The lehendakari leads the executive branch of the regional government.

President of the Basque Government
Eusko Jaurlaritzako lehendakaria
Coat of arms of Basque Country
Incumbent
Iñigo Urkullu

since 15 December 2012
StyleExcelentísimo Señor (m), Excelentísima Señora (f)
Jaun Txit Agurgarria (m),
Andere Txit Agurgarria (f)
ResidenceAjuria Enea
SeatLehendakaritza, Vitoria-Gasteiz
NominatorBasque Parliament
AppointerFelipe VI of Spain
Term lengthFour years
Inaugural holderJosé Antonio Aguirre
Formation6 October 1936
Websitewww.lehendakari.euskadi.net

The current lehendakari is Iñigo Urkullu, of the Basque Nationalist Party.

The Basque noun lehendakari means "president" and can refer to the president of any country, club, association etc.[1]