|— Municipality —|
|Autonomous community||País Vasco|
|• Alcalde||Ioseba Mikel Las Heras Martinez de Lapera (Bildu)|
|• Total||102,07 km2 (3,941 sq mi)|
|Elevation||600 m (2,000 ft)|
Cigoitia ( in euskera and oficially Zigoitia )is a municipality of the province of Alava, Basque Country.
Place name 
The city´s name Cigoitia is believed to derive from the basque expression Zuya goitia (upper Zuya) because it borders with the municipality and valley of Zuya at the West.
The fact that Cigoitia is higher than Zuya could be an explanation for the name Zuya goitia. The existance of resilient historical links between both valleys also has to be validated; since Cigoitia historically belonged to Cuadrilla de Zuya.
Zigoitia is the normalized form of the town name in the Basque language, according to the actual pronunciation in that language and the modern basque orthography. In 1995 it was adopted by the Town Council as the official municipal name. It was published by the BOE on 13 September 1996.
In 2013 the largest common grave of the Basque Country from the Spanish Civil War was exacvated in the locality.
According to the nomenclátor in 2011, the population registered in the municipality and in its localities was:
- Cigoitia: 1 729 inhabitants
- Acosta (officially Acosta/Okoizta): 68 inhabitants
- Apodaca (officially Apodaka): 163 inhabitants
- Berrícano (officially Berrikano): 111 inhabitants
- Buruaga: 50 inhabitants
- Cestafe (officially Zestafe): 44 inhabitants
- Echágüen (officially Etxaguen): 82 inhabitants
- Echávarri-Viña (officially Etxabarri-Ibiña): 321 inhabitants
- Eribe: 71 inhabitants
- Gopegui (officially Gopegi): 243 inhabitants
- Larrinoa: 13 inhabitants
- Letona: 44 inhabitants
- Manurga: 76 inhabitants
- Mendarózqueta (officially Mendarozketa): 53 inhabitants
- Murua: 146 inhabitants
- Olano: 23 inhabitants
- Ondátegui (officially Ondategi): 159 inhabitants
- Záitegui (officially Zaitegi): 42 inhabitants
- Dispersed citizens in Cigoitia: 22 inhabitants
Population graphic 1900-2000 
Population Graphyc 1988-2011 
Local Administration 
The capital status is in Ondategi and it has 16 councils :
- Ondátegui; y
See also 
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