Murgia (Álava)

Murgia[1] is a village in northern Álava. It is the capital of Zuia and of Cuadrilla de Zuia, and houses the local government and most services for the municipality.

Murgia

Murguía
Murgia's church
Murgia's church
Murgia is located in Álava
Murgia
Murgia
Murgia is located in Basque Country
Murgia
Murgia
Murgia is located in Spain
Murgia
Murgia
Coordinates: 42°57′23″N 2°49′12″W / 42.9564°N 2.8200°W / 42.9564; -2.8200Coordinates: 42°57′23″N 2°49′12″W / 42.9564°N 2.8200°W / 42.9564; -2.8200
Country Spain
Autonomous Community Basque Country
ProvinceÁlava
MunicipalityZuia

The main road in the village is Domingo Sautu Street. The Goba River separates a neighborhood called The Cross from the centre of the village.

As of 1 January 2007, the neighborhood had a population of 1,169.

NameEdit

The village's name, influenced by the Basque language, has three syllables, with the emphasis on the "i".

Border villagesEdit

To the north is Sarria, to the northeast Zarate, to the southeast Jugo, to the southwest Bitoriano, and to the south Ametzaga.

Demography and populationEdit

Murgia's population
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
704 789 875 1.016 1.086 1.113 1.134 1.169

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Euskaltzaindia: Zuia toponimoa, Euskal Onomastikaren Datutegia.