Zugarramurdi

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Zugarramurdi
Municipality
Zugarramurdi
Zugarramurdi
Coat of arms of Zugarramurdi
Coat of arms
Zugarramurdi is located in Spain
Zugarramurdi
Zugarramurdi
Location in Spain
Zugarramurdi is located in Navarre
Zugarramurdi
Zugarramurdi
Location in Navarre
Coordinates: 43°16′10″N 1°32′30″W / 43.26944°N 1.54167°W / 43.26944; -1.54167
Country  Spain
Autonomous Community  Navarre
Province Navarre
Comarca Baztan (valley)
Government
 • Mayor Lázaro Dainciart Iribarren
Area
 • Total 5.6 km2 (2.2 sq mi)
Elevation(AMSL) 205 m (673 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 243
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +2) (UTC+2)
Postal code 31710
Area code(s) +34 (Spain) + 948 (Navarre)
Website www.zugarramurdi.es

Zugarramurdi is a town and municipality located in the province and autonomous community of Navarre in northern Spain It passed into history as the setting of alleged occult activity featured in the infamous Basque witch trials held in Logroño in the seventeenth century. The town is home to the Basque witch museum and the Cuevas de las Brujas (Witch caves). Every year, spectacular fires are lit in the caves near Zugarramurdi for the celebration of the ‘day of the witch’ on the summer solstice.[1]

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  1. ^ Article about The Day of the Witch on easyjet.com

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Coordinates: 43°16′N 1°32′W / 43.267°N 1.533°W / 43.267; -1.533