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

Demography[edit]

Population of Abanto-Zierbena
1857 1860 1877 1887 1897 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1981 1991
1,172 1,227 2,075 5,715 7,685 8,337 9,053 9,679 9,870 9,576 9,419 11,340 10,121 9,490 9,351

In 1996, Zierbena was segregated, then:

Population of Abanto-Zierbena
2000 2002 2004 2006 2007
8,989 9,111 9,315 9,608 9,609

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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