Abanto y Ciérbana-Abanto Zierbena

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Abanto y Ciérvana / Abanto-Zierbena
Municipality
Gallarta, municipality's main ward
Gallarta, municipality's main ward
Flag of Abanto y Ciérvana / Abanto-Zierbena
Flag
Coat of arms of Abanto y Ciérvana / Abanto-Zierbena
Coat of arms
Location of Abanto-Zierbena in Biscay.
Location of Abanto-Zierbena in Biscay.
Abanto y Ciérvana / Abanto-Zierbena is located in Spain
Abanto y Ciérvana / Abanto-Zierbena
Abanto y Ciérvana / Abanto-Zierbena
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°18′53″N 3°4′19″W / 43.31472°N 3.07194°W / 43.31472; -3.07194Coordinates: 43°18′53″N 3°4′19″W / 43.31472°N 3.07194°W / 43.31472; -3.07194
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  País Vasco
Province Biscay
Comarca Greater Bilbao
Government
 • Alcalde Manuel Tejada Lanbarri (EAJ-PNV)
Area
 • Total 18.03 km2 (6.96 sq mi)
Elevation 128 m (420 ft)
Highest elevation 540 m (1,770 ft)
Lowest elevation 8 m (26 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 9,647
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Demonym abantarra
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 48500 & 48540
Official language(s) Basque
Website Official website
Not to be confused with Abanto in Aragón.

Abanto y Ciérbana-Abanto Zierbena is a municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the north of Spain.[1]

Neighborhoods[edit]

Abanto was originally divided into concejos, Susoko Abanto or Abanto de Suso and Yusoko Abanto or Abanto de Yuso, nowadays administratively divided into neighborhoods or wards:[2]

  • Susoko Abanto
    • Abanto (pop. 59)
    • Campillo (pop. 32)
    • Gallarta (town center, pop. 5,107)
    • Balastera (pop. 68)
    • Florida (pop. 9)
    • Las Calizas (Pop. 44)
    • Picón (pop. 21)
    • Santa Juliana (pop. 146)
    • Triano (pop. 52)
  • Yusoko Abanto
    • Cotorrio (pop. 154)
    • Las Carreras (pop. 1,814)
    • Las Cortes (pop. 7)
    • El Once (pop. 3)
    • Olabarrieta (Pop. 55)
    • Murrieta (pop. 51)
    • Putxeta (pop. 269)
    • San Pedro Abanto (pop. 46)
    • Sanfuentes (pop. 1,675)

List of mayors of Abanto-Zierbena, since 1842[edit]

  • Urtarrila 1842 – Urtarrila 1843 Andres Jose San Martin
  • Urtarrila 1843 - Uztaila 1843 Emeterio del Alisal
  • Uztaila 1843 - Martxoa 1844 Benigno Ruiz Murga
  • Martxoa 1844 – 1846/01/01 Jose Mª Aretxabaleta
  • 1846/01/01 – 1847/01/03 Juan Francisco del Merro
  • 1847/01/03 – 1850/01/01 Miguel Eskutza
  • 1850/01/01 – 1854/01/01 Pablo de los Heros
  • 1854/01/01 – 1854/10/02 Francisco Robledo
  • 1854/10/02 – 1857/03/12 Jose Gonzalez El Cerro
  • 1857/03/12 – 1859/01/01 Cosme Allende
  • 1859/01/01 – 1861/01/01 Miguel Eskutza
  • 1861/01/01 – 1865/01/01 Jose Aranguren
  • 1865/01/01 – 1867/01/01 Ruperto Lexartza
  • 1867/01/01 – 1869/01/01 Manuel Garai Laza
  • 1869/01/01 - Martxoa 1872 Agapito Sasia
  • Martxoa 1872 – Iraila 1873 Antonio Hurtado
  • Iraila 1873 – Urtarrila 1874 Agustin Iarto
  • Urtarrila 1874 – 1875/01/01 Antonio Eskutza (Errejidorea)
  • 1875/01/01 – 1876/01/01 Maximino Uriarte
  • 1876/01/01 – 1876/03/07 Manuel Chave (Behin-behinekoa)
  • 1876/03/07 – 1876/04/11 Juan Angel Allende
  • 1876/04/11 – 1877/04/01 Jose Antonio Eskutza
  • 1877/04/01 – 1879/07/01 Mamerto Bermeosolo
  • 1879/07/01 – 1881/07/01 Juan Angel Allende
  • 1881/07/01 – 1885/07/01 Mariano Olabarria
  • 1885/07/01 – 1890/01/01 Calisto Lopez
  • 1890/01/01 – 1891/07/01 Eugenio Solano
  • 1891/07/01 – 1894/01/01 Agustin Iza Errementeria
  • 1894/01/01 - Urria 1900 Calisto Lopez
  • 1900/11/03 – 1904/01/01 Agustin Iza Errementeria
  • 1904/01/01 – 1906/01/01 Agustin Garmendia
  • 1906/01/01 – 1910/01/01 Bernardo Ruiz Elizondo
  • 1910/01/01 - Urtarrila 1912 Alejo Eguzkitzaga Bilbao
  • Urtarrila 1912 - Urtarrila 1914 Manuel Asla
  • Urtarrila 1914 – 1916/01/01 Jose Salcedo Zubaran
  • 1916/01/01 – 1918/01/01 Luis Sanjines
  • 1918/01/01 – 1920/01/01 Fabriciano Torrontegi
  • 1920/01/01 – 1923/10/01 Antonio Pujana Meabe
  • 1923/10/01 – 1924/03/26 Dionisio Ureta Balparda
  • 1924/03/26 – 1930/03/12 Tomas Quintana Martin
  • 1930/03/12 – 1931/01/31 Dionisio Ureta Balparda
  • 1931/01/31 – 1931/04/15 Francisco Uribe Urioste
  • 1931/04/15 – 1931/04/28 Nemesio Merodio Ramos (Behin-behinekoa)
  • 1931/04/28 – 1934/11/14 Antonio Pujana Meabe
  • 1934/11/14 – 1936/02/23 Jose Colon Laza
  • 1936/02/23 – 1937/07/02 Antonio Pujana Meabe
  • 1937/07/02 – 1938/02/09 Luis Sanjines Renovales
  • 1938/02/09 – 1952/05/03 Jose Colon Laza
  • 1952/05/03 – 1955/08/29 Eugenio Mendikote Mardones
  • 1955/08/29 – 1959/12/05 Juan Ramon Sanchez-Serrano Mugika
  • 1959/12/05 – 1964/08/26 Francisco Garaigordobil Barrutia
  • 1964/08/26 – 1969/12/14 Tomas Alonso Garcia
  • 1969/12/14 – 1974/09/10 Jose Antonio Romero Onaindia
  • 1974/09/10 – 1979/04/19 Luis Andres Merodio Garcia
  • 1979/04/19 – 1983/05/23 Francisco Puerto Balmisa
  • 1983/05/23 - Uztaila 1987 Luis Mª Vallejo Lopez
  • Uztaila 1987 – 1991/06/15 Francisco Puerto Balmisa
  • 1991/06/15 - 1995 Luis Mª Vallejo Lopez
  • 1995 - 2003 Juan Jose Mezkorta Puertollano
  • 2003 - 2013 Manuel Tejada Lanbarri
  • 2013 - karguan Maite Etxebarria Azpiolea

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1900 8,337 —    
1910 9,053 +8.6%
1920 9,679 +6.9%
1930 9,870 +2.0%
1940 9,576 −3.0%
1950 9,419 −1.6%
1960 11,340 +20.4%
1970 10,121 −10.7%
1981 9,490 −6.2%
1991 9,351 −1.5%
2000 8,989 −3.9%
2010 9,724 +8.2%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Idoia Estornés Zubizarreta & Manu Castaño García. "Auñamendi Encyclopedia: Abanto y Ciérvana / Abanto-Zierbena" (in Spanish). Eusko Ikaskuntza. Retrieved 3 July 2010. 
  2. ^ Euskaltzaindia. "Euskal Onomastikaren Datutegia (EODA): Abanto" (in Basque). Euskaltzaindia. Retrieved 3 July 2010. 

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