BISCAY

Data of the Town

Ajangiz

Town

Ajangiz

Municipality

Ajangiz / Region: Busturialdea - Urdaibai or region of Guernica

Province

Biscay

Community

Basque Country - Basque Country

Habt. / Ine 2004

438

 

Town hall

Direction

Mendieta Barrio s/n

ZIP code

48320

Phone

946251913

Fax

946256499

Office Tourism

To contact with telf. quoted

Official web

Ajangiz

Web of Interest

 

E-mail municipality

robieta.ajangiz@bizkaia.org
 

 

Council belonging to the merindad of Busturia.

Ajánguiz is in a mountainous hillside that dominates the fertile plain of Guernica; at least of 4 km of distance, to the east of Guernica. The river Oka does of border between the municipality of Ajánguiz and that of Guernica and Luno.

He was contributing porrazón of 59 fogueras and had the eleventh seat and I vote in lasJuntas for Personal details of Gernika. His origin goes back a year 788, in which Fortún Ortúñez of Noreña, son of count LopeDíaz, Blond, raised the solar Ajangiz house.

During the Middle Age it did not escape to the factions wars and it took part, along with the house deArteaga, in a freed clash contraAlonso of Múgica and Pedro de Abendaño (1468).

It is a tradition that the Ajangiz cross was erected in the place for to commemorate a truce between both edicts although the current cross is to all lights more recent.

During the first war Carlist took place an inflamed combat between the liberal troops of general Iriarte and the Carlists of Juan Manuel Sarasa and Miguel Gómez, taking nuns' convent as a stage mercedarias of the locality.

Mendieta is the capital of the municipality, where town hall is . Kanpantxu is a hamlets group. Both are of rural character. (fte. to see the links)

Nuclei: Ajangiz, Mendieta, Kanpantxu

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