Álava (Basque: Araba) is a province of northern Spain, in the southern part of the autonomous community of the Basque Country. It is one of the seven traditional provinces of the wider Basque Country, Euskal Herria.
It is bordered by the provinces of Burgos, La Rioja, Navarra, Guipúzcoa, and Vizcaya. Within Álava is Treviño, an enclave which is part of Burgos province, Castile and León, although there is some support for Treviño joining the Basque Community.
The capital of Álava is Vitoria, which also serves as the capital of the autonomous community. The province is divided into seven counties (cuadrillas): Añana; Ayala; Campezo; Laguardia; Salvatierra; Vitoria; Zuya.