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Barásoain

Barásoain
Municipality
Flag of Barásoain
Flag
Official seal of Barásoain
Seal
Barásoain is located in Spain
Barásoain
Location in Spain
Coordinates:
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Navarra
Province Navarre
Comarca Tafalla
Judicial district Tafalla
Government
 • Mayor Rita Delia Roldán Murillo
Area
 • Total 13.94 km2 (5.38 sq mi)
Elevation 523 m (1,716 ft)
Highest elevation 644 m (2,113 ft)
Lowest elevation 492 m (1,614 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 656
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Barasoaindarra
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 31395
Website Official website

Barásoain is a municipality in the autonomous community of Navarre, northern Spain. As of 2006, the population was 636. It is located approximately 25 km south of Pamplona, the provincial capital.

Contents

  • Famous citizens 1
  • Geography 2
    • Neighbours Municipalities 2.1
    • Climate 2.2
  • Government 3
  • Demography 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Famous citizens

  • Manuel Turrillas (1905–1997). The "Maestro Turrillas" is one of the most popular composers of Navarra. He composed the most popular hymns of the main Sanfermines Associations, Aldapa, Anaitasuna, La Jarana, Muthiko, Oberena, and the Osasuna football club hymn.

Geography

Barasoain is located 25 km south of Pamplona and 15 km north of Tafalla, on a promontory of 523 m above sea level. The point of lowest altitude of the village is situated at 492 meters, on the river Zidacos bank, and the largest is called Mount Artebeltz to 644 meters. It is the largest village in the Orba valley.

Neighbours Municipalities

The municipality of Barásoain is closely linked to its neighboring south village, Garínoain. Despite their administrative borders, both cities form one urban area. Other surrounding municipalities are (clockwise starting form west): Artajona Añorbe Tirapu Olcoz Unzué and Olóriz.

Climate

Barásoain is located in a transitional climatic region. It borders the Oceanic and the Mediterranean climates, showing a pattern influenced by both. It is, nevertheless, classified as having an oceanic climate (Köppen Cfb)[1]

Climate data for Barásoain (1975-2004)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 20
(68)
22
(72)
27
(81)
29
(84)
36
(97)
40
(104)
42
(108)
41
(106)
37
(99)
31
(88)
25
(77)
18
(64)
42
(108)
Average high °C (°F) 9.5
(49.1)
11.1
(52)
14.5
(58.1)
15.5
(59.9)
20.1
(68.2)
24.7
(76.5)
27.9
(82.2)
28.5
(83.3)
23.7
(74.7)
18.5
(65.3)
12.7
(54.9)
9.6
(49.3)
18.0
(64.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 5.7
(42.3)
6.7
(44.1)
9.3
(48.7)
10.2
(50.4)
14.3
(57.7)
18.2
(64.8)
21.0
(69.8)
21.7
(71.1)
17.8
(64)
13.6
(56.5)
8.5
(47.3)
5.9
(42.6)
12.7
(54.9)
Average low °C (°F) 1.8
(35.2)
2.3
(36.1)
4.1
(39.4)
5.0
(41)
8.5
(47.3)
11.7
(53.1)
14.2
(57.6)
14.9
(58.8)
11.9
(53.4)
8.7
(47.7)
4.2
(39.6)
2.3
(36.1)
7.5
(45.5)
Record low °C (°F) −8
(18)
−9
(16)
−10
(14)
−3
(27)
0
(32)
2
(36)
2.5
(36.5)
7
(45)
2
(36)
−3
(27)
−7
(19)
−11
(12)
−11
(12)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 52
(2.05)
36
(1.42)
33
(1.3)
62
(2.44)
54
(2.13)
45
(1.77)
28
(1.1)
33
(1.3)
43
(1.69)
53
(2.09)
60
(2.36)
56
(2.2)
554
(21.81)
Average precipitation days 11 10 8 12 11 5 4 4 5 10 10 10 99
Average snowy days 1.1 1 .6 .5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 0.7 4.4
Source: Gobierno de Navarra [2]

Government

Barásoain belongs to the Judicial district of Tafalla, within the merindad de Olite, one of the five merindades, the Medieval administrative subdivision that has historically divided the region of Navarre.

Mayors list
Term of office Name of the Mayor Political party
1995–1999 Juan José Liberal Fernández independent party
1999–2003 Carlos Enrique Izuriaga Eslava independent party
2003–2007 Carlos Enrique Izuriaga Eslava independent party
2007–2011 Carlos Enrique Izuriaga Eslava independent party
2011- Rita Delia Roldán Murillo independent party

Demography

Although the population of Barásoain has been either static or slowly declining for the 20th century, there has been an upturn in the figures in the last years due to the new residential development. The village has physically expanded and new people from other places have come to Barasoain, mostly from Pamplona.

Demographic Evolution
1897 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1981 1991 2001 2010
617 638 650 636 651 679 594 572 551 462 421 509 656

References

  1. ^ "Clasificación climática de Köppen en Navarra" (PDF). Gobierno de Navarra. Retrieved 2010-05-13. 
  2. ^ "Ficha climática de la estación. Barásoain" (in Spanish). Gobierno de Navarra. Retrieved 2010-05-17. 

External links

  • (Spanish) http://www.barasoain.net - Official website
  • BARASOAIN in the Bernardo Estornés Lasa - Auñamendi Encyclopedia (Euskomedia Fundazioa) (Spanish)
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